Sun. Jan 19th, 2020

Google Fiber is now only offering its gigabit plan to new customers

Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/12/5/20997732/google-fiber-internet-gigabit-plan-only-100-mbps-new-customers-speed-price

Google Fiber is now only offering its gigabit plan to new customers

Google Fiber is phasing out its lower-priced 100 Mbps internet access plan, opting to offer only the core gigabit-speed plan to new users. Google announced the decision yesterday, saying customers had “caught on to our early vision” for super-fast internet. The 100 Mbps option cost $50 per month, while the 1,000 Mbps alternative actually doesn’t cost much more; it’s remained at $70 per month (with no data cap) since Google Fiber launched in 2012.

That’s a pretty good deal, although, as we’ve written before, Google Fiber’s ambitions are a lot more modest than they used to be. So the news applies to a pretty small percentage of Americans. Fiber scaled back its rollouts in the mid-’00s and had to pull out of Louisville, Kentucky earlier…

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/12/5/20997732/google-fiber-internet-gigabit-plan-only-100-mbps-new-customers-speed-price

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