Vyralize: Google’s CFO, Patrick Pichette, has announced that the Fiber team is working to increase its Internet speeds ten times. Currently they offer customer 1Gbps up and down, but now they’re working to increase your download speeds to 10Gbps.
I could download my vidya games in seconds...christ...
Is that you Hank Hill? Is this me?
I think it would be better to work on bringing the 1Gbps to more places than 10 to a few areas.
I agree! I am still waiting from up North! Toronto! We got retarded competitors are no different than At&t and Verizon!
Totally agree. In India you have to face problems even with the connection of speed with few megabytes only.
Please Google. You are our savior!
Damn, I'd be happy with 10mbps...
Well I'm supposed to have 25 mbps but in my area the top speed is 2.4...... hardly anyone will get 10th gbps xD
It's 25 megabits per second, not bytes. And there is 8 bits in a byte. Therefore 25/8 = 3.1 megabytes per second. Your getting 2.4MB per/s, which is pretty close. Google fiber @ 10Gb per/s will be 1.25 gigabytes per second download speeds... which is absolutely insane!
nope my offer states mega bytes xD good point though.
How much are you paying a month? Cause if you are paying for a 25MB (200Mb) connection but only getting 2.4MB download speeds, then that should be unacceptable. Around here, if we had speeds of 200Mb, it would easily cost $300-$400 a month, if not more. That is a HUGE amount of bandwidth, and something usually only big companies need if they are hosting servers/websites that get a lot of traffic. I wouldn't rule out a typo or general misunderstanding of the term on the ISP's part, as a lot of people interchange megabits and megabytes, even though they are completely different. All of the ISP's I have seen always choose megabits because it is a higher number and looks more appealing to the consumer. And for the longest time I always wondered why my ISP's claimed speeds were so much higher than what I was getting, then I divided by 8 and those numbers made a lot more sense.
Google expand your network before you increase speed dammit! Get here to NYC!
Georgia, cover it all before you do this! I want to leave my slow ISP!
Google sees what the rest of the world is doing and tries to do better.
The Canadian & US ISP cabals see progress elsewere and think... Eh... they don't need that.
That's quicker than writing the Data to the Hard drive, am I wrong ?
Good point, would need a couple SATA III SSD's in RAID 0 to utilize the bandwidth fully. Don't even want to know how many HDD's it would take in RAID 0 to reach 1+ GBps.
OMG.... i need this in New York, my connection is absolute garbage for the price i'm paying.
Who you with?
Would be great if they actually expand the areas that the service is available in, rather than making their already-hella-fast speeds even more hella-fast >_>.
but how much are they charging?
Ready to cry? It's free (YES, F-R-E-E!!!!!) for 5mbps if you pay them $300 to install it, it's $70 a month for 1 gigabit or $120 a month for 1 gigabit plus 200 HD channels, a galaxy nexus Tablet and all the hardware for the TV for at least one TV. Plus you receive 1TB (A F'ing TB) of cloud storage. I pay $40 a month for 25mbps for century link, my dad pays $180 a month for Comcast for 2 HD boxes and a DVR, like 150+ channels and 15-20mbps internet. Hell, Verizon costs me $180 a month for 2 phone lines, 6gb data and 5gb cloud storage lol. Google is bad ass.
Bastards! BRING IT TO THE UK ALREADY!!! Sigh...
That is great and all.. but I'd rather they focused on moving in more areas.
in other news Rolce Royce phantom to offer 30 mpg city ..... im glad those few hundred people can enjoy that
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