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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Fiber Fridays! Episode 5 – YouTube Uploads : Google Fiber vs USA Average

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Episode 5 TGIF!  Let us start your morning off right with a little Fiber Fridays goodness.  Each Friday we showcase something possible when you have the power of Google Fiber and 1Gbps at your fingertips. This week we focus our

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Fiber Fridays! Episode 4 – Google Fiber speed test to servers in NA & Europe!

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Episode 4 Happy Friday, y’all.  Welcome to today’s episode of the #KCSV Fiber Fridays series.  Each Friday we showcase something possible when you have the power of Google Fiber and 1Gbps at your fingertips. This week we answer a request

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Fiber Fridays! Episode 3 – Real-time music collaboration with Google Fiber & CYBERJAMMER.

Fiber Fridays with CYBERJAMMER

Episode 3 Hello friends!  Apologies for missing last week’s Fiber Fridays yet again.  We’re still trying to sort out our routine, and hopefully we won’t miss any more Fiber Fridays.  In fact, if you have any suggestions or requests, please

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Fiber Fridays! Episode 2 – Mass Streaming over Google Fiber.

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Episode 2 First off, apologies for not getting a Fiber Fridays episode out last week.  Our beloved Homes for Hackers resident hacker and Fiber Fridays guru, @NickBudi, was under the weather.  He’s back on his feet now, and delivers an

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Fiber Fridays! Episode 1 – Google Fiber speed test on Speedtest.net.

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Episode 1 Welcome to Fiber Fridays, a new series by the #KCSV! Each Friday we’ll showcase something incredible that’s possible when you have Google Fiber and 1Gbps at your fingertips.  This week, our very own Homes for Hackers resident, @NickBudi,

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Google Fiber Speed Tests – Round Two

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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

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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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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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