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Google Fibre is shutting down its super-high speed internet service in Louisville after residents complained that it left exposed cables in the streets

Google Fibre, the gigabit-speed internet access provider, is shutting down its broadband service in Louisville, Kentucky. Google Fibre is operated by Access, a subsidiary of Google parent company Alphabet. Google Fibre blamed its failure in Louisville on “challenges that have been disruptive to residents and caused service issues for our […]
Google Fibre is shutting down its super-high speed internet service in Louisville after residents complained that it left exposed cables in the streets
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The NBN was just pimped up to go 10 times faster over pay-TV cables

The National Broadband Network has announced it tested new technology that reached 1Gbps download speeds over pay television cables. Currently the highest commercially available speed tier is 100Mbps for people on the NBN through pay-TV cable, also known as hybrid fibre-coaxial (HFC). The NBN is now testing new technology called […]
The NBN was just pimped up to go 10 times faster over pay-TV cables
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NBN wireless just hit 11 times the speed of most fibre connections

The National Broadband Network today revealed that its fixed wireless technology has reached 1.1Gbps download speed in a trial that promises improved services for country areas currently battling to match the performance of big cities. That “gigabit” speed is 11 times faster than 100Mbps, the fastest retail speed tier currently […]
NBN wireless just hit 11 times the speed of most fibre connections
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NBN’S BILL MORROW: No retailers want to sell superfast broadband

Last week, the NBN expressed its angst at Telstra’s world-first launch of a 4G LTE mobile network that could deliver data 10 times faster than the NBN — at 1Gbps — in test conditions. An NBN spokesperson told Business Insider at the time that 1.5 million Australian premises were already […]
NBN’S BILL MORROW: No retailers want to sell superfast broadband