Google Fiber expansion showcases lack of affordable high-speed services

Google Fiber (NASDAQ: GOOG) confirmed on Tuesday that it would bring its 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) services to four new metro areas in the Southeast--Atlanta, Nashville, Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham, N.C.--illustrating its desire to continually shake up the status quo of the broadband market. But the bigger impact of Google Fiber's move is how it is shaking up the overall broadband market by highlighting the lack of affordable higher speed services. FierceTelecom editor Sean Buckley explores this dynamic here.

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