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Google is moving into the paid TV arena with a recent request to provide video services to Kansas City, MO. [URL="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203960804577239302654404584.html?mod=WSJ_Tech_LEFTTopNews"]The Wall Street Journal[/URL] and [URL="http://mashable.com/2012/02/22/google-to-launch-tv-service/"]Mashable[/URL] reporting that Google also files a request for a satellite antenna, which could mean bundling internet and movies as well. The Wall Street Journal also [URL="http://mashable.com/2011/11/04/google-disrupt-television/"]reported[/URL] in November that Google was in talks with Disney, Time Warner and Discovery Communications about providing content for its fiber-optic based video service in those cities. A source told the WSJ that Google plans to look beyond the Kansas City market and into other areas where Verizonís Fiber Optic Services (FIOS). Controlling the pipes to TV subscribers would offer Google a new revenue stream.

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