Google Bets On Wireless High-Speed Internet, Shrinks Number Of Fiber Workers
Alphabet has begun to shed some of its workers at Google Fiber to be transferred at Access. The restructuring is said to be in line with the company's vision of a wireless future.
Google Fiber Employees Being Transferred
Apparently, hundreds of employees at Google Fiber have been transferred to Access. The new division that these employees have been moved to is a division that runs high-speed internet service. And according to an Access spokesperson, the restructuring was made in preparation of a future for Alphabet's broadband ambition that involves less fiber.
CEO Greg McCray Will Lead It
A few years back, Fiber's plans revolved in the idea on running fiber optic cables right into people's homes. However, Greg McCray was hired as its new CEO to figure out new ways to bring faster and high-speed internet access to the rest of the country.
The 'Fiber Era' Is Not Dead
Though there has been a restructuring, Google Fiber is still available. In fact, potential customers can still sign-up and the plan of offering Fiber is still being pushed in Nashville, Louisville and San Antonio.
Google Fiber Has Tried Other Ways
Just last year, Google Fiber was introducing other ways. One specific "other ways" was Micro Trenching. On this process, instead of digging trenches in the dirt along the side of the road to bury fiber optic cables, a saw is used to slice into the road asphalt directly, then lay the fiber and seal the road back up. Then a mechanical saw moves along, cutting roughly one inch across and between eight inches to 16 inches deep.
Other Evidence That A Wireless Future Could Possibly Be On The Way
Just last October, Access petitioned the Federal Trade Commission to open up more of the wireless spectrum that Webpass uses. With this, it can enable Fiber to expand wirelessly much more quickly. It is also reported that Google Fiber is experimenting new wireless technologies in Kansas City.
More Than Half Of The World's Internet Traffic Comes From Bots, Not Humans
According to a published report called Imperva Incapsula Bot Traffic Report, the world's internet traffic is not mainly caused by humans, but from bots.
The Google Pixel 2's Camera Could Be Better Than Its Predecessor
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Can The LG G6 Outshine The iPhone 7 Plus And Google Pixel?
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Xiaomi Mi Mix Confirmed To Be Soon Available In Other Markets; Including US?
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A Syrian Refugee Is Suing Facebook Over A Fake News
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