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Google Fiber grows again: Gladstone, MO added to future buildouts

05/13, 11:52pm

Announcement marks fifth recent reveal of fiber expansion

A brief posting on the Google Fiber blog has noted the addition of a new locality to Google Fiber. Gladstone, Missouri has voted to allow Google to expand its network to the city, a suburb of Kansas City. The new locality is Google's fifth announcement in a handful of weeks regarding expansion of its gigabit Internet service.

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Provo, Utah city council unanimously approves Google Fiber offer

04/24, 6:22pm

Taxpayers still owe $3.3 million construction debt payment annually

The seven-member Provo Municipal Council approved Google's offer to buy the iProvo fiberoptic network. The unanimous vote makes Provo the third area to adopt the search engine as an internet provider. While Google has to pay the area $1 for the right to use the extant fiber, the locality has a number of additional expenses related to the network that it must still pay, not previously announced.

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Google Fiber in Provo, Utah hinging on city council vote

04/17, 4:10pm

Google would modernize existing deployment, fulfill original iProvo goal

An update on the official Google Fiber website has revealed that the search engine is attempting to expand into Provo, UT. While the deal is not yet finalized, Google has said that it will "commit to upgrade the network to gigabit technology and finish network construction so that every home along the existing iProvo network would have the opportunity to connect to Google Fiber."

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