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[IG] Google’s 1Gb/s Internet Is Here!

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Google today announced that it was launching the fiber-optic broadband service in the US calling it “The Google Fiberâ€. The service will be offered for trail run to the residents of Stanford, California. Google also said that it signed an agreement with Stanford University which will enable it to build the high speed fiber optic network to the university’s residential subdivision which will allow about 850 homes housing staff and students to get connected.

Once connected residents are to get a blazing 1Gb per second high speed Internet which is 100 times faster than an average Internet connection. Google said that once the field trial goes well, Google will roll out the service and expand it. Our sources had said that Salt Lake City, Utah was one of the hot spots where Google will be introducing the service. This will let Google target a larger audience in a big city.
http://itgrunts.com/2010/10/21/googl...ernet-is-here/

I can finally accomplish my dream of downloading every Steam game at once!
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Google is expanding, and it cannot be stopped!


EDIT: Run for the hills!
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iiii... CAN DOWNLOAD anything I want, whenever I want, within minutes Time to start dling huge games all at once in 10 minutes
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Mmmm mmmmm sweet, sweet Google Fiber
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Google is gonna give this guy a run for his money with service like that
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Title is misleading. 1 GB =/= 1Gb
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Hope they expand to Canada!!! :O Internet plans SUCK up here.
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post #9 of 137
It'll be funny if there are download caps.

"whoops, i exceed my avaiable bandwith in 3 minutes."
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Wonder how much this will cost.

Also this:
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Sceptics are cautious about signing up for the service. Google has been in news for some wrong reasons lately and some are worried if letting Google take over every aspect of the Internet is a bad idea.
Google Fiber is said to be available in early 2011. 1Gbps internet vs Privacy? I like my Privacy better
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