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Google Receives Approval from Kansas to Set Up Video Services

by Sean P. Aune | March 20, 2012March 20, 2012 11:00 pm PST

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Google has received approval from the state of Kansas to provide television programming in the state.

Following in the footsteps of its success in Missouri, Google Fiber Kansas, LLC has received the blessing of the Kansas Corporation Commission to offer video services.  This now means that it has the rights to offer video services throughout all of Kansas City where it is setting up its Google Fiber project according to the Kansas City Business Journal.  “Google Fiber has represented that it is currently capable of providing video programming to all households within the requested service area,” the Commission wrote in its approval last Friday.

Google has not yet said what it intends to do with these video service permissions and that it is still evaluating what services will be offered on the 1 Gigabit per second network it is currently building in the Kansas City metro area.  A spokesperson for the company has said getting these permissions was a

[via Kansas City Business Journal]

Sean P. Aune

Sean P. Aune has been a professional technology blogger since July 2007, but his love of tech dates back to at least 1976 when his parents bought...