Google adds Disney, ESPN to Fiber TV

Search giant Google has moved quickly to improve the channel lineup of its managed IPTV service ‘Fiber TV’, delivered over its brand new fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network in Kansas City, adding 19 more channels including many from Disney and ESPN.

The new channels cover a variety of genres, including arts, family, faith, lifestyle and sports, and bring Fiber TV’s total channel roster to over 200, with many in high-definition.

The complete list of new channels is: ABC Family, ABC News Now, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, ESPN, ESPN Buzzer Beater, ESPN Classic, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Goal Line, ESPN2, ESPNews, ESPNU, Longhorn Network, Ovation, SOAPnet, TBN, TBN Enlace, and Velocity.

Google opened up the Google Fiber signup process today (Thursday 13th September), enabling Kansas Citians in qualifying neighbourhoods to select and sign up for their service plan, choosing between the Gigabit + TV plan, Gigabit Internet plan and the Free Internet plan.

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