Google Outlines IPTV, 1-Gig Internet Service in Kansas City

'Google Fiber TV' service includes network DVR service with 500 hours of storage

After more than two years in the works, Google announced
details of its 1 Gigabit per second Internet fiber-to-the-home service -- as
well as a companion IPTV service with 161 channels and multiscreen access -- to
be available in Kansas City, Kan., and central Kansas City, Mo.

Google will charge $70 per month for standalone Internet
service, and $120 per month for TV plus 1-Gig service with a two-year contract.
Users also have the option to get 5 Mbps downstream Internet access for no
monthly charge for at least seven years, if they pay a one-time $300
"construction fee" or pay $25 per month for 12 months.

However, a listing of the service's initial channel lineup
excludes a number of top cable networks, including HBO, Disney Channel, ESPN,
Fox News Channel, TNT, TBS and AMC.

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