Google Fiber offers high speed internet and cable television services in a few places in the USA. The company was founded on the 10th February 2010. It has more than one hundred thousand customers according to the statistic by the end of 2015. It first offer its services to the metropolitan area in Kansas City for 3 years. It later expanded its coverage to include other areas such as Austin, San Antonio, Raleigh and Nashville.
Google Fiber restructured its company by offering its products via the Alphabet Inc. Prior to officially offering the services, they launch a trial nearby to the Stanford University in Palo Alto in California. They decided to choose Kansas City as the first city for receiving the Google Fiber on the 30th March of 2011. The second and third cities they chose are Austin in Texas and Provo in Utah.
Google Fiber offers several types of internet plans depending on your locations. The Fiber 1000 + TV offers a download and upload speed of up to 1,000 Mbps. There is not cap on the amount of data that you can transfer over the internet. This plan includes television service and you can choose from more than 150 channels. Fiber 1000 + TV includes all the necessary hardware including TV box, TV remote control and 8 tuner DVR with 2GB of storage capacity.
Fiber 1000 offers a download and upload speed of up to 1,000 Mbps and there is no need to cap the data. Both the Fiber 1,000 + TV plan and Fiber 100 plan offer 1 TB of cloud storage which you can use for storing your files and photos. Another plan, the Fiber 100 plan, offers a download and upload speed of up to 100 Mbps.
Google Fiber also offer a basic internet plan with a download and upload speed of up to 5 Mbps. The 5 Mbps plan has zero charges per month but you have to make a one time payment of $300 for the construction fee. The free Google Fiber internet plan is only available to selected households. If you don’t want to pay the $300 construction fee at a single time, you can pay by installment of $25 per month for 1 year. All plans will offer you a free complimentary network box. The network box allows you to enjoy high performance Wi-Fi via the IPv4 and IPv6. You will be able to use My Fiber to manage the network.
First of all, you must check whether they offer services at your address at the Google Fiber website. If they do offer the internet services, you can sign up by the deadline of the fiber hoods. After they have completed the construction, they will inform you and schedule for a time to install the equipments. Google Fiber not only offer their services for residential homes but they also offer their services to apartments and condos. You can go to their site to find out whether the apartment or condo where you live in is covered.