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Google Fiber approved for Gladstone, Missouri

Google has announced the latest Fiber related expansion news and this time around it looks like coverage will be coming to Gladstone, Missouri. Similar to other recent announcements, while we have word of coverage coming to a particular city, the details are on the lighter side. Basically, what has been announced is that the Gladstone, Missouri City Council has voted for approval.

Shawnee, Kansas next in line for Google Fiber

The city of Shawnee, which sits just outside of Kansas City and is described as being a "tight-knit community and a great place to do business" will be the next to get Google Fiber. The news comes as the Shawnee City Council has given their approval. While Google Fiber will be coming for those in Shawnee, the one catch is that a roll-out date has yet to be revealed.

Android web traffic up significantly

A new report released this week about the Android operating system in the share of web traffic generated by Android devices. Reports from a company called Netapplications and it shows that Android traffic on the Internet is up significantly compared to last year. According to the report, web traffic generated by the Android operating system is up 35% compared to the same period of last year.

Google Fiber approved for Provo – City will front the cash

The small town of Provo, Utah, is officially going to be the third city in the U.S. to get Google's Fiber high-speed internet service. Last week the announcement was made, and we later learned that Google was acquiring their current Fiber network, iProvo, for just one dollar. Today the deal was approved by the city council but we also learned Google won't be spending much, at least not at first.

Google acquires iProvo – brings Google Fiber to Provo, Utah

We have some excellent news for all you folks living in Provo, Utah. It looks like those BYU Cougars and the entire city is about to get some blazing fast internet speeds. Google has just announced their next-gen ISP service Google Fiber is officially coming to Provo, Utah. The small city will be joining a very elite club of only 3 locations in the U.S. to offer Google Fiber.

Google Fiber headed to Texas – can my town be next?

Reports are beginning to surface this week that Google's blazing fast gigabit internet service is headed to Texas, and we could be getting the official details as soon as next week. Reports are claiming Austin Texas is up next, and I'm just wondering when Vegas will get it. That's all I need to know. For more details on Google Fiber read on past the break.

Verizon turns on 4G LTE in 29 new markets

We've been talking a lot about AT&T's aggressive 4G LTE roll out lately, but today it's Verizon's turn. The nation's largest carrier announced today that it has launched 4G LTE service in a whopping 29 markets, bringing the total number of LTE markets up to an absurd 470. At last check, AT&T had just under 200 markets where LTE service was up and running, so Verizon has quite a large lead on the other carriers in the US.
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