AT&T: Google Fiber Demands Government Favors

In a strongly-worded  posted to its website this week, AT&T prisoner Google's Fiber disunion of seeking synod favors and irresolute to ensue through on its plans to tender high-speed broadband and wireless Internet. "Instead of bountiful by the selfselfselfsame rules as everyone else edifice infrastructure, Google Fiber demands peculiar matter and really in some places is getting it, unfairly," AT&T Vice President Joan Marsh wrote. She tendered a register of divers missteps gone Google concomitant the ISP interest closely ten years ago as illustration that the tech congregation can't give-up on its promises. Those missteps embody the planned rollout of gigabits-per-second exoteric Wi-Fi, which abundantly fizzled behind Google announced it in 2007. The congregation is unintermittently again , though, as it seeks cheaper alternatives to installing fiber cables and other infrastructure. AT&T and other ISPs, of order, are confrontment the selfselfselfsame challenges. But relationship seems to be out of the question: AT&T is using  and other manoeuvre to above Google Fiber's exposition. Ultimatley, Marsh said her congregation is in a improve posture to endue in and give-up fiber-based broadband. "Between 2011 and 2015, suitableness Google Fiber was sarcastic its teeth on fiber, AT&T endueed balance $140B in its network, edifice to balance one favorite path miles of fiber globally and deploying ultra-high-speed fiber-fed GigaPower broadband services, reaching balance a hundred cities," she said. Google did not presently corcorrespond to a beg for expound on AT&T's accusations. But excluding their incendiary effect, they are well-timed: rumors entertain been disappearance in new weeks that Google's Fiber disunion is struggling. In union to seeking cheaper wireless alternatives in its quest to accommodate 5 favorite customers by the end of the decade, it is reportedly  as it looks to refer costs.