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Topic: Google Fiber

Bumpy Start for Oscars Live Streaming Initiative Demand for ABC feed maxes out servers

ABC’s first pass at live-streaming the Academy Awards didn’t exactly go off without a hitch last night, as user demand knocked the service out of commission. The live video feed streaming…

March 3, 2014, 12:21 PM EST

Little Girl Clearly Explains How Google Fiber Is Like On-Demand Birdwatching Try to keep up, dummy

Venables Bell & Partners is launching another campaign for Google Fiber, and it's already a little more interesting than 72andSunny's recent Google Chromecast work, which was basically watching people watch television.…

August 9, 2013, 10:00 AM EDT

Legacy Cable Operators in Austin Are Terrified of Google Fiber Roughly 70 times faster

The power dynamic will not shift overnight, but the newly announced launch of Google Fiber in the tech-savvy gulch that is Austin, Texas, has legacy cable operators shaking in their…

April 14, 2013, 11:06 PM EDT

Austin Is Next Market to Host Google Fiber Ultra-high-speed Internet, 200-channel TV service rolls out in 2014

Google on Tuesday confirmed that it has selected Texas’ capital city as the next market for its high-speed Internet service. Just days after rumors began to circulate that Austin was the…

April 9, 2013, 3:14 PM EDT

FCC Launches Gigabit City Challenge Genachowski urges creation of ultra-fast Internet networks

Julius Genachowski, the Federal Communications Commission chairman who recently picked up the nickname "the spectrum chairman" must also want to be known as "the gigabit chairman." In his speech today…

January 18, 2013, 1:54 PM EST

Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Aug. 10-17 These spots charmed, thrilled and made you think

This week, sports tickets grew on trees, Olympian Usain Bolt stormed the streets, and Google found a detour around a traffic jam on the Internet super-highway.  Many of the hundreds of…

August 17, 2012, 12:50 PM EDT

Google Celebrates the Fast and Furious Future of the Internet VB&P, 1stAveMachine team on Fiber spot

This is a few weeks old, but worth a mention—the fun introductory spot for Google Fiber by ad agency Venables, Bell & Partners in San Francisco. Google Fiber is the…

August 9, 2012, 11:46 AM EDT

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