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Google cleared to offer video over Kansas City fiber

updated 03:50 pm EDT, Mon March 19, 2012

Google gets second approval for video over fiber

Google has got its wish and been approved to provide video services over its 1Gbps Google Fiber network. The application was approved on Friday by the Kansas Corporation Commission for Kansas City, Kansas. Kansas City, Missouri, had already allowed Google to provide similar services in a March 1 decision.

While an FCC identification information application is required with the FCC for such offerings, Google doesn't fall under the FCC's definition of a cable operator and doesn't need one. Still, the approvals means Google is closer to offering such services if it ever chooses to, which would likely be delivered over IPTV or similar Internet streaming, possibly using Google TV.

The deal isn't sealed either, however, as competitors or anyone else who has an objection to the deal has 15 days to file a petition asking the FCC to reconsider the approval. [via The Kansas City Business Journal]



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