Rookie Lunch A Delicious Success!

Friday kicked off 1WeekKC’s celebration of entrepreneurship in Kansas City. Seven days of uniting: innovators, thinkers, purveyors of aspiration, and those who want to dive into the world of entrepreneurship in KC. There was no better way to start the

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Google Fiber Upgrade – Hello Wireless 802.11ac!

Google Fiber on the Scene

For almost two years, the 4454 House in the Kansas City Startup Village has been connected to Google Fiber. Needless to say, the startup entrepreneurs have been on cloud nine as they enjoy some of the fastest broadband speeds in the

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Fiber to Fiber Speedtest: Google Fiber (Kansas City) to EPB (Chattanooga)

Google Fiber - EPB - Speed Test

We’ve been using Google Fiber in the #KCSV for a few months now, and the speeds are pretty sick.  However, long before Google started laying dark fiber and lighting up the village, Chattanooga was kicking it on the Internet @

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Google Fiber Speed Tests – Round Two


We’re back with round two of our Google Fiber speed tests.  This time, we’ve got a few new pieces of information, as well as some new hardware to put to the test. In our previous tests, we were hitting a

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Google Fiber Speed Tests – Round One

Google Network Box - Ethernet

Now that the media frenzy surrounding the first public installation of Google Fiber into the #KCSV 4454 House has calmed down for the most part, we can finally get down to geeking out and testing the actual service.  We’ve seen

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Google Fiber installation to be streamed LIVE!


UPDATE – This event has been postponed by one day.  New date/time is November 13 @ 1pm CST. When we received the phone call from Google that their technicians would begin the final fiber installation process on November 12 November

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It’s a beautiful day in the fiberhood…

[singlepic id=7 w=320 h=240 float=left] Today turned out to be a rather exciting day for the first KCSV and H4H houses.  During some morning chit chat with the Google Fiber installation crew (we’ve become quite the chums), it was revealed

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Google Fiber + 802.11ac + Netgear R6300 = True Gigabit Wireless

For quite sometime now, the fastest wireless speed commonly available has rested squarely on the shoulders of the 802.11n protocol.  With it’s MIMO (Multiple Input, Multiple Output) technology, network devices transmitting signals using the 802.11n (more commonly referred to as

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Google Fiber: Installation in progress…

Early in September, Google announced the installation dates for the fiberhoods which qualified to receive it’s gigabit (100 times faster) service.  Hanover Heights was selected as the first fiberhood to get “fibered”, and installation is currently underway.  Service trucks can

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