CenturyLink to expand fiber service in Portland

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Tuesday, August 05, 2014

The company will bring ultra-fast "gigabit" service to select neighborhoods across the city.

At the same time, CenturyLink is negotiating a new video franchise with the city that could enable it to offer cable TV in the near future.

CenturyLink's upgrade comes as Google Fiber contemplates its own rollout across the metro area, offering fiber-optic gigabit service and a cable TV option. Together, they present a formidable challenge to Comcast, the city's dominant cable and residential Internet company for more than a decade.

 

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