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Submitted by Settler 870d ago | news

Sony ISP launches world's fastest home Internet, 2Gbps

PCWorld- A Japanese internet service provider has begun offering broadband plans with 2Gbps downloads and 1Gbps uploads to residents in Tokyo and six surrounding districts. The service provider believes that these high data speeds make it the world's fastest for commercial internet. (Internet, Services, Sony)

Settler  +   871d ago
Time to move to Tokyo :)
GraveLord  +   870d ago
Yes, it is time.
ABizzel1  +   870d ago
Aww. Goggle Fiber's going to have to step it up.

It's here in KC, but I'm moving to Austin, TX which it's coming to next.

LOL it's following me.
dcbronco  +   869d ago
It's been time to move to Tokyo. Have you seen their women?
Dee_91  +   869d ago
yea im thinking of canceling my comcast after they were for CAS.No way in hell im giving them power to slow down my internet.Wasnt in my contract when I signed up with them
badz149  +   869d ago
damn...
Japan always have the good stuff! I remembered in 2005 when I was there, paid $50 for 100Mbps and now back in my own country, I'm paying $50 for a crappy 2Mbps and it's 2013! on top of that, I'm also paying $25 for 8GB 3G internet...my country SUCKS internet-wise!
fatstarr  +   870d ago
if I payed american prices for things found overseas and in the uk
i would be living like royalty.

paying top price for shit is the way over here :/

super jelly
mushroomwig  +   870d ago
I'm jealous too, currently paying £31.50 a month for 60Mb and the majority of the time I don't even get that.
arjman  +   870d ago
I'm getting 1.3mbps in the countryside so don't be too jealous lol
extermin8or  +   870d ago
um the standard if you aren't ina major city in the uk is like 20 pounds ish for UP TO 20mbs- which according to the regulator and various stats places means you'll get an average of about 9-11mbs- where im currently living I get.... about 5mbs -_-
Blackdeath_663  +   870d ago
i live smack bang in the centre of london and still don't have fibre optic in my area.download speed supposed to be 8mb but when downloading something for real its more like 0.6
DeadManMcCarthy  +   869d ago
Man, UK really gets slanted when it comes to internet. I feel for you guys.
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BlmThug  +   870d ago
Agreed :( I play bloody £29 a month for 24Mbps and most of the time I only get 12-14Mbps -_-
FlameBaitGod  +   870d ago
I pay $54 for 5mb :/
KwietStorm  +   870d ago
Jesus man
execution17  +   870d ago
Got a friend who pays a bit more for half that speed on a good day, dips to less then 1mbps most of the time :/
kingmushroom  +   870d ago
dang bro, I Pay $15 fro 3Mbps
dcbronco  +   869d ago
$32 for 30/5. Usually 27/5. Sometimes 33/6.
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fatstarr  +   869d ago
After reading all this I dont feel so bad.

I get 70 down and 30 up at home

and at work its 250mbs on a bad day
and 500-700mbs on a great day.

but at home im paying like 80$ for that speed.
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xboxlj  +   870d ago
I pay $70 per month for 12Mb. My only other choice is to pay $50 per month for 1.5Mb DSL.
BrunoM  +   870d ago
I pay 54$ in Toronto Canada for 35mb down and 2mb up ..

Turns out to be more like 15mb down and a steady 2 up
mamotte  +   870d ago
Dont get so mad bro. I live in Sotuh America, pay that for... 5Mb.
FlameBaitGod  +   870d ago
I feel your pain
tarbis  +   870d ago
WOW! $51 a month for 2Gbps and we're paying $24 for our crummy 1Mbps.
imXify  +   870d ago
I pay 60$ for 8 down, 1 up with a stupid download limit of 60 Gb per month -__-
rpgenius420  +   870d ago
Verizon Quantum 150/65 mbps $100 in California!
SpartanQ8  +   870d ago
I pay 160 KWD (aprox.560$) per year for 6mb

Peace from Kuwait
NewMonday  +   869d ago
In Oman I pay 93$ monthly for 12mbps
jeffrey222  +   869d ago
i payed nothing 6mbps down 1mbps down

love philippines^^
Drakesfortune  +   870d ago
It amazes me how we are in a world where internet speeds are so slow in major countries, where everything else seems to be updating computers, phones, tvs, consoles, cars etc internet speeds seem to be staying in the stone ages
Jamaicangmr  +   870d ago
Omg! the possibilities
iamlegend9999  +   870d ago
Shit wish my upload speed was 1gb. I would be able to upload stuff on youtube instantly.
Th3 Chr0nic  +   870d ago
yea I get like 12 mbps and luck if i get 1 mbps up and i pay near $60 a month after recent price being raised.
Cryptcuzz  +   870d ago
Here in San Jose, CA, I get 21 MB with Comcast for about $60 a month.

I would switch instantly if this service or Google's recent 1 GB service is available in my area.
Rip-Ridah  +   869d ago
Uh, u better take advantage of the free upgrade Comcast is offering for customers in your area. You get double your speed. I already have the 105 Extreme package 105 down 20 up, but you should get upgraded to 50 down 10 up. You have to go get the Docs 3.0 modem. I'll try to get u a link in a minute...

**EDIT** http://comcastcalifornia.me...
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Cryptcuzz  +   869d ago
Thanks a lot for that man! I didn't know there was a free upgrade, will definitely check this out. Hopefully I'm not too late and can take advantage of this free offer.

Its not 2 GB by a long shot, but I'll take any free upgrade I can especially from a service I'm already paying for.

Thanks again for pointing this out to me.
Rip-Ridah  +   869d ago
No problem man. The more people with better & faster internet speeds, the better. Pass this info on to other Comcast users if you will.
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kingPoS  +   870d ago
I get the feeling It'll be 2020 before even 39% of North America is on fiber. Never mind the cable tycoons who say it's not needed yet.
RandomDude655  +   869d ago
"Never mind the cable tycoons who don't want it to happen"

Fixed.

At&t, comcast, et al. are making a killing charging high prices on outdated lines. Why would they change?
kingPoS  +   869d ago
Hearing news like this really hits to home how far NA is being left behind.
To the less greedy goes the benefits. No such thing here in America.

It would be nice if our US mega corporations as a whole weren't so self serving. But that's as likely as dollar notes being stricken as legal tender following a switch to using real silver in currency.
(like it should have been done)
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mpctips  +   869d ago
The cynic in me can't help but think if this were offered in the U.S., it would cost 10x as much and cap uploads at 256kbps. I kid, of course. Kinda...
GetSnooked  +   869d ago
After seeing so many of the " I make $1239580 a month" comments, my troll senses have gone hay-wire in this comment section.
nix  +   869d ago
in India you get 12Mbps for around 25 dollars... yeah.. it's a huge market so the competition is fierce.
Doctor_Freeman  +   869d ago
Could you imagine downloading games with that kind of speed?!

I could download my whole Steam library in less than an hour.
ajax17  +   868d ago
So let me get this straight, it's 200x faster than my internet and only costs twice as much!!! But that installation fee is crazy!
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