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Google Fiber touts 100Gbps broadband in multi-giga challenge to compete with ISPs

Google Fiber touts 100Gbps broadband in multi-giga challenge to compete with ISPs

Image: Shutterstock Alphabet’s “Other Bets” ISP, Google Fiber, has outlined plans to transform its brand from a “gigabit” service to a “multi-gig” service that will eventually deliver 100 Gbps. Google Fiber, which has been available in parts of the United States since 2012, enticed customers with the promise of gigabit speeds that US incumbents like …

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Aalyria, a spatial internet startup with nearly a decade of Alphabet intellectual property

Aalyria, a spatial internet startup with nearly a decade of Alphabet intellectual property

Loon balloons float at an altitude of approximately 20 km, above the birds and the weather. They sail by moving up or down to catch wind currents moving in different directions. Aalyria, a new space internet company, has just come out of stealth mode. It is based on work done on Alphabet Loon’s “moonshot” project, …

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Glades Electric Cooperative Partners with Internet Service Provider Conexon Connect to Bring World-Class Broadband to Rural Florida's Heartland

Glades Electric Cooperative Partners with Internet Service Provider Conexon Connect to Bring World-Class Broadband to Rural Florida’s Heartland

Connect’s partnership will provide high-speed Internet access to homes and businesses in four counties with Connect, powered by Glades Electric Cooperative, fiber network MOORE HAVEN, Florida., September 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Connect Connectthe Internet service provider formed by the leader in the design and construction management of fiber optic networks in rural areas linkwas selected …

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Sascha Meinrath: National broadband rollout has a blind spot: Lack of accurate and transparent data on internet access speeds

Imagine buying “up to” a gallon of milk for $4.50, or paying “up to” a full tank of gas. Most people would regard these transactions as absurd. And yet, in the area of ​​broadband services, the use of speeds up to has become common business practice. Unlike other advertisements for goods and services — for …

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Biden administration announces $502 million for broadband internet in rural communities

Biden administration announces $502 million for broadband internet in rural communities

WASHINGTON — On Thursday, the Biden administration announced more than $500 million in funding to provide high-speed internet access in rural communities and remote areas in 20 states, including North Carolina. Many of the awards will help rural people and businesses on tribal lands and people in socially vulnerable communities. The funding is part of …

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