Austin, TX, will become the newest city to get ultra-highspeed Google Fiber. It marks the 2nd big Time Warner Cable market to join the fiberhood, following the introduction in Kansas City last fall. It’s also an AT&T U-verse market, like KC. But many in cable have dismissed 1 Gbps broadband as not yet needed. Pivotal Research, BTIG and Bernstein Research analysts weigh in on Google’s likely strategy behind the fiber push.
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