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Google bets on OTT services to sell FTTH

Thursday 10 November 2011 | 13:19 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Background
Google is working on a pay-TV offer for its trial fibre network being rolled out in Kansas City, according to the Wall Street Journal. This is likely to be an IPTV service, possibly similar to what Iphion is doing in the Netherlands. In Kansas, the services will compete with Time Warner Cable, AT&T and the satellite TV providers Dish Network (a distribution partner for Google TV, see below) and DirecTV. Google is reportedly already in talks for content with Walt Disney, Time Warner and Discovery Communications. Jeremy Stern, who previously worked at MediaOne and the cable industry association

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