Google files applications to offer TV service in KC

Google Inc. has sent its clearest signal yet that it???s positioning itself to sell TV service in Kansas City and challenge cable service head-on.

The company???s subsidiary, Google Fiber, recently filed applications in Missouri and Kansas to operate a video service. So besides bringing fastest-in-the-country home Internet service to Kansas City, the search and advertising behemoth also intends to compete with cable companies on TV service.

More exciting news for residents of Kansas City (Kansas and Missouri).



About Matthew Peterworth

I currently work as a Technology Specialist at Henderson Engineers in Kansas City – a Mechanical-Electrical-Plumbing (MEP) design firm. Prior to that I was a Project Manager for Information Technology Services (ITS), the central IT department at the University of Texas at Austin. As of July 2008 I am a Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) through BICSI. And as of June 2011 I am a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the great state of Texas. Please follow me on Twitter @mpeterworth.

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