Google unveils ultrafast Internet/TV in Kansas City | Reuters

“Google Inc made its foray into the market for bundled Internet and television services on Thursday, promising access speeds more than 100 times faster than those of traditional U.S. cable and telecommunications companies.

 

Google Fiber’s ultra high-speed connections and television offerings are aimed at surpassing those of current providers, allowing users to search live channels, Netflix, YouTube, recorded shows and tens of thousands of hours of on-demand programming.”

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Google Seeks Approval for Video Service – WSJ

“Google Inc. filed an application last week to provide video service to residents of Kansas City, Mo., according to state records, setti

ng the stage for the Web giant to offer a cable-TV-like package in addition to the high-speed Internet service it plans to market there later this year.”

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Exclusive: YouTube hits 4 billion daily video views | Reuters

“YouTube, Google Inc’s video website, is streaming 4 billion online videos every day, a 25 percent increase in the past eight months, according to the company.

 

The jump in video views comes as Google pushes YouTube beyond the personal computer, with versions of the site that work on smartphones and televisions, and as the company steps up efforts to offer more professional-grade content on the site.”

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