Google Fiber kills 2Gbps download speed

Google Fiber is providing 2Gbps speeds at a price of $ 100 / month.

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Google Fiber has announced that its Internet service can now provide download speeds of up to 2Gbps in some regions. Speedy service will cost $ 100 per month, the provider said on Tuesday, adding that Wi-Fi 7 routers and extender were included in that price. It comes a time when More people working from home or learning Because of that Coronavirus Ubiquitous epidemic.

“This year has created a particularly acute need for more speed and bandwidth, as many of us are now living our entire lives – from work to school to play – within our homes, with internet capacity Are generating unprecedented demand, ”Google Fiber said.

Google Fiber was launched in 2010, and now provides Internet in 19 cities across the US. Google is searching for users to test the new service, which will become available in Nashville, Tennessee and Huntsville, Alabama next month. 2Gbps speeds will come to testers in the remaining Google Fiber cities later.

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If you are a Google Fiber customer or you can join the Google Fiber Trusted Tester Program Google fiber webpass.

Google says the 2Gbps service will be launched early next year in most of its footprint. Google Fiber is available in Atlanta; Charlotte; Denver; Kansas City; Austin; Chicago; Nashville; Orange County, California; San Antonio; San Francisco; Seattle; Huntsville; Miami; Provo, Utah; salt Lake City; The Triangle, North Carolina and San Diego.