December 11, 2015 / 8:34 PM / in 2 years

Alphabet mulls expanding Fiber internet service to LA, Chicago

A technician gets cabling out of his truck to install Google Fiber in a residential home in Provo, Utah, January 2, 2014.George Frey

(This version of the December 8 story corrects paragraph two to "megabits" from "megabytes")

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc said it would consider bringing its Fiber internet service to Los Angeles and Chicago, the two biggest cities the tech giant has worked with so far for the super-fast web service.

The Google Fiber service, which promises Internet speeds of up to 1000 megabits per second, is currently available in Kansas City; Austin, Texas and Provo, Utah. (fiber.google.com/about/)

Alphabet, formerly Google, is moving into a new corporate structure that will provide more visibility on projects such as Fiber.

Reporting by Sai Sachin R in Bengaluru; Editing by Savio D'Souza

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