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What the Hell Is Google Fiber, Anyway?
A quick primer on the service everyone's talking about
"...actually made it to today without hearing the phrase "Google Fiber," congratulations: You are likely the only one...."

April 8, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Google Fiber Rolls Out in South Austin
Sign-ups begin in South, Southeast Austin today
"...Less than a week after unveiling its Downtown “Fiber Space” and payment plan options, Google Fiber representatives said..."

Dec. 1, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Housing Authority Gets Free Google Fiber
City, Google aim to bridge digital divide
"...In partnership with Google Fiber, the city is offering 4,300 public housing residents..."

Nov. 21, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

It's Official: Google Fiber Is Coming to Austin
Austin will be second city in nation to host ultrafast network
"...national tech blogs, local outlets citing "unnamed sources," and Google themselves appearing to jump the gun, Tuesday's announcement that..."

April 12, 2013 News Feature by Brandon Watson

Google Fiber's Hiring Projections?
"...Editor, I read with great interest the story concerning Google Fiber and their Austin presence [“Point Austin,” News, April..."

April 11, 2013 Postmarks

Council: Google Fiber, Music, Monuments, and More
CMs take on high speed Internet, but don't expect a quick meeting
"...First things first – who'll be getting free Google Fiber services next year? The super-speedy fiber network is..."

Aug. 23, 2013 News Feature by Amy Smith

Time to Google Mark Strama
Retiring rep heads to Google Fiber, will not run for mayor
"...not running again. Now we know where he's going. Google Fiber...."

June 26, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Google Making 'Important Announcement' Next Week
Internet is frothing with rumors, including Google Fiber
"...than to speculate wildly about tech rumors. But when Google sends out a media invitation to "a very important..."

April 5, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Connecting a Whole Community
Austin and Google Fiber move to bridge the digital divide
"...as such. So in April 2013, when Internet giant Google announced plans to lay down fiber-optic cable in Austin..."

Jan. 23, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Closing the Digital Divide
Low-income housing gets cheap Google Fiber
"...state leaders announced last Thursday afternoon. In partnership with Google Fiber, the city is offering 4,300 public housing residents..."

Nov. 28, 2014 News Feature by Mary Tuma

It's Official
Google Fiber is coming to Austin
"...national tech blogs, local outlets citing "unnamed sources," and Google themselves appearing to jump the gun, today's announcement that..."

April 9, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Crashing Into High Maintenance at the ATX Television Festival
Two comedies take double billing, but nothing beats the socks!
"...Saturday evening at the Google Fiber Space, Pete Holmes described tragedy as the “sandpaper”..."

June 10, 2018 Screens Post by Danielle White

News Ticker: April 9
All the news that's fit to blog
"...the glory, Dan Patrick refuses to give up, and Google makes some sort of announcement. Fiber is on the..."

April 9, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

City Hall Hustle: Austin Interacts
It was that other mayor who jumped off bridges
"...of the city website and the effort to attract Google to Austin to build an ultra-high-speed Web network...."

March 19, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Point Austin: Getting Googled
On the road to high speed paradise, hurry up ... and wait
"...house that applauded on every cue, we were all Google Giddy, enthralled by the notion of speed, speed, and..."

April 12, 2013 News Column by Michael King

HACA Digital Inclusion Plan Hits Two-Year Mark
Three public housing properties are now connected to high-speed internet, with a fourth on the horizon
"...until close. That all changed, dramatically, she says, when Google Fiber came to town and connected her housing community..."

Oct. 28, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Austin Techxas
The latest buzz from Silicon Hills
"...Meanwhile, Google released its annual Zeitgeist report on Tuesday, detailing the..."

Dec. 18, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Austin a Tech Mentor
City program to provide Internet to low-income families is ahead of the curve nationally
"...In November, HACA, Google Fiber, and around two dozen national and local groups..."

July 31, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Top 10 Lege Stories
Wendy Davis' filibuster, redistricting, and the lottery fiasco
"...contender for Austin mayor, Strama left to head up Google Fiber's Austin office, and suddenly there was a special..."

Jan. 3, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Lege Lines
The 83rd session keeps rolling
"...both chambers have adjourned until 10am, Tuesday, July 9. Google Me, I'm Gone..."

July 5, 2013 News Column by Richard Whittaker

Her Own Voice
The distinctive voice that got Erica Rhodes on A Prairie Home Companion finds its perfect outlet in stand-up
"...April 24, 10:15pm at Parish, and 10:30pm on the Google Fiber Stage, 201 Colorado; and Saturday, April 25, 8:30pm..."

April 24, 2015 Arts Feature by Ashley Moreno

Are You Getting Googled?
"...Google Fiber rolled out Dec. 1 for residents in some..."

Jan. 23, 2015 News Feature

Booking Austin's Library Future
City hopes new Central Library will be global trailblazer
"...technology-rich library," said Gillum, with Internet access provided by Google Fiber, but there will also be a dramatically larger..."

May 30, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Council: Dem Ol' Railroad Blues
City takes on Project Connect but punts on Auditorium Shores
"...(a few still jockeying for position) selected to receive Google Fiber high-speed connections...."

Dec. 13, 2013 News Feature by Michael King

News Ticker: April 29
All the news that's fit to blog
"...• Kansas City Google Fiber users give Austin a taste of what's to..."

April 29, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

News Ticker: April 18
All the news that's fit to blog
"...• We knew that Google Fiber had seen other cities before; we just thought..."

April 18, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Council: Yes, We Have a Budget
Members approve $3.9 billion budget for next fiscal year
"...• Google Less: After some debate over the precise meaning of..."

Sept. 22, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Court Extends Hours in House District 50 Run Off
You've got until 8pm to vote
"...Mark Strama who stepped down last year to run Google Fiber's Austin division...."

Jan. 28, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

House District 50 Run Off Hit by Cold
Travis County announces change to voting locations
"...Mark Strama who stepped down last year to run Google Fiber's Austin division...."

Jan. 28, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

ACCESS News Trying to Fill Funding Void
Program for deaf and hard-of-hearing may not have third season
"...grant proposals and Ben-Moshe has approached both Dell and Google for possible funds. Indeed, with Google Fiber coming to..."

May 17, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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