Behind Google's Broadband Strategy
- What can you learn from Google Fiber? HARDY, STEPHEN // Lightwave;Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p19
The article discusses the aspects of the Google Fiber project of Google Inc. that can be applied to fiber to the home (FTTH) plans. It mentions that the early success of the project in Kansas City, Kansas, wherein, other FTTH-based services can learn from the way Google established momentum...
- Comcast Joins In the Gigamania. BAUMGARTNER, JEFF // Multichannel News;4/6/2015, Vol. 36 Issue 13, p2
The article mentions that Google Fiber and AT&T's "GigaPower" platform Comcast has decided to offer symmetrical 2 Gigabit-per-second residential broadband service before the end of 2015. It states that Comcast has decided to use fiber-to-the-home technology for delivering its new "GigaPower"...
- Why Google Wants In on Broadband. Radia, Ryan // Multichannel News;2/15/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p21
In this article, the author discusses the plans of Google Inc. to build an experimental fiber-to-the home broadband network that will provide 1 Gigabit per second of Internet connectivity to 500,000 U.S. homes. He believes it is possible that Google's broadband service doesn't initially generate...
- SAVE THE NBN. HIRSCH, LIZ // Techlife Australia (Bauer Media Group);Nov2013, Issue 17, p9
A letter to the editor is presented regarding prevention for fibre-to-the-home national broadband network from destruction.
- Google goes to Kansas. H., S. // Lightwave;May/Jun2011, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p6
The article offers information on the announcement of Google Inc. of its partnership with Kansas City, KS in Kansas for its 1-gigabyte per second (Gbps) Services via fiber to the home (FTTH) project.
- National FTTH Plans in France, Italy and Portugal. BOURREAU, Marc; CAMBINI, Carlo; HOERNIG, Steffen // Communications & Strategies;2010 2nd Quarter, Issue 78, p107
In this paper, we analyse the specific national broadband plans which have been developed by some European governments to foster the deployment of next generation access networks, namely in France, Italy, and Portugal. In particular, we discuss the strategies adopted to achieve wide fibre...
- Telefonica to bring FTTP to Madrid this year. // ATM/ Gigabit;May2012, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p13
The article announces the plan between TelefÃ³nica SA and the Madrid City Council to provide 100-megabytes per seconds (Mbps) broadband services to 1.3 million households and companies through fiber to the premises (FTTP) prior to the year-end of 2013.
- Rollout WBA 500/500 Mbps to existing FTTH areas. // FttX;Feb2014, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p3
The article offers information on the standard Gigabit Fiber (GoF) technology being offered by KPN in fiber to the home (FTTH) areas, which has a speed of wireless broadband access (WBA) 500/500 megabytes per second (Mbps).
- New Zealand UFB roll out ahead of schedule but take rates lag. // Fiber Optics & Communications;Oct2012, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p9
The article reports that New Zealand Government Minister for Communications and Information Technology Amy Adams declared the early deployment of fiber-based Ultra-fast Broadband (UFB) fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network in 2012.