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Google Details High Speed Internet Pricing

Category: Internet
Posted: September 15, 2012 07:17AM
Author: CheeseMan42

Google first announced its plans to develop a high speed fiber Internet service in February 2010 and Kansas City was chosen as the lucky city to get the service first. There will be 180 areas of the city that receive the service starting in October 2012 and finishing in Fall 2013. Google has now detailed the pricing scheme for the service which has three plans, all of which are better than nearly all plans currently offered in the United States in price, speed, or both. The base plan costs only the $300 install fee and includes seven years of Internet connectivity at speeds of 5Mb/s download and 1Mb/s upload. The second tier features one gigabit upload and download speeds for only $70 per month, which at one third the price of the Verizon FiOS plan that offers 300/65 speeds makes me very sad. The highest tier adds the Google TV service to the blazing fast Internet for $120 per month. The installation fee is waived on the mid and high tier plans.



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The source on September 15, 2012 07:31AM
Oh my god this just destroys everything available in Australia, not by a little, it's a bloodbath... why the hell do I live in this country.
CheeseMan42 on September 15, 2012 09:17AM
Unfortunately it is only available in one city in the entire country. :(
venomoc on September 15, 2012 09:28AM
yeah, its pretty disappointing. nbn will take forever aswell :(

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