Google Has 3 Year Plan to Deliver 10 Gigabit Internet Service

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Ghost XFX

There's a cause and reason behind everything. ComCast swallows up Time Warner. Time Warner makes attempt to block Google from laying down lines and freeing populations worth of info flowing to the consumers.

Shutting down the Comcast and Time Warner merger is imperative.

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yammerpickle2

Comcast Time Warner is going to be terrible if approved. I hope Google lays fiber in every major city and surrounding area so that 75% of America is not held hostage to high prices and horrible service from Comcast.

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JosephColt

I am on Verizon FiOS currently, and love it with no data caps and 150MB/s download speed, but I fear tiered internet and throttling, which is why we need net neutrality.

Google is a company I have a feeling wouldn't consider such actions at all, which is why I want Google Fiber too instead.

Also, even with a 1GB/s connection most users will not ever need very much, but this will allow growth in technology and businesses too. Easily doing 4K streams, digital downloading of games faster, better capabilities for business to connect and communicate, etc. I also like that Google just have 1 tier for a good price, easier for consumers.

Isn't it sad too that people may want to choose where to live based on internet access.

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Peanut Fox

"Isn't it sad too that people may want to choose where to live based on internet access."

I don't think it's sad. It's something I actually do :P

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ahamling27

wrong reply...

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vrmlbasic

Does anyone have plans to bring 10Gbit/sec to consumer Ethernet?

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pcguy94

Cat6 ethernet cable already supports 10GBASE-T

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Hey.That_Dude

At very short distances. 6A is needed for a full length line. We'll get 7A soon enough and not have to worry about it.

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darkstorm977

COME TO FLORIDA

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LatiosXT

Well, here's hoping the telecom companies don't step in and make competition illegal (they made it so in Kansas recently)

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Ghost XFX

My understanding is, they retracted that bill for the time being. Where can I find more info on that bill?

Basically, AT&T and Cox Comm wants to control what you can and can't see on the net. I'm itching to get away from their Marxist asses personally. In no way do I want to be enslaved by these two Telecom bullies.

>>>>> Which reminds me, Time Warner is behind this bill. <<<<<

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vrmlbasic

Crony capitalism :(

I expect it from Comcast-they're in tight with the current Administration-but I wanna hold the others to a higher standard, if only because Comcast is the worst ISP with which I have ever dealt.

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John Pombrio

net neutrality, hell. Just have Google, Apple, and MS buy the internet infrastructure and let it rip.

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vrmlbasic

Why would that change anything? I could completely see Apple putting the brakes on access to Google through its ISP.

If Google were my ISP then the NSA would have unfettered access to my data (hypocritical pr*cks over @ google) and Google would be mining the hell out of it. Of course, is Google's mining that much different than Comcast's deep packet inspection? That's the question.

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ahamling27

Everybody is looking in on what you do everywhere. The question is, would you rather have 1Gb/s speed or 5-40Mb/s speed while their watching you?

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Brock Kane

Ha! On the heals of the Comcast/Time Warner merger talks!

Love to see Google stomp Comcast into the ground!

I hate Comcrap!

At least Google can offer good service at a reasonable price!
Comcast looks for more and more ways to gouge us into submission!

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appleroxinhouston

I think they should also consider like somewhere around 400-800 mb/s for consumers at a good price; google tends to be good at stuff like this, good stuff at better prices; google fiber is out of our leagues unless you're a youtuber or a person who overuses the cloud

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Rawrdaysgoby

COME TO NEW YORK ALREADY!

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tony2tonez

It will never because of the monopolies and paid politians the cable companies have. How manylaces have FiOS in the city. Not many.

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Enigmatistical

When it rains, it pours! ;)

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wolfing

I'd rather they figured out a way to make 1Gb/s ten times cheaper than ten times faster at the same price

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Hey.That_Dude

High entry cost. It costs the same amount of money to lay a fiber that can run gigabit as it does to lay a cable that can run 10 gigabit. The only cost increase is changing out the connectors at the ends (order of $500-$900 versus laying the line which is more like $1000/250m). It makes sense for Google to do the bang-for-their-buck thing and just swap up the connectors and charge more and make way more profit. Not really going to see a decrease in the cost of buying and laying line anytime soon.
My captcha for this post was: LEHWL

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wolfing

Thing is, at $70/month for cable only, I'd rather just pay Comcast $35 for 15Mb/s or whatever. Since they are laying the fiber anyway, they should offer a cheaper 1gb/s option that competes in price with Comcast, and then they can upsell the other options (like the TV bundle, etc).

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spokenwordd

Google has the far better deal in my opinion since I'm paying Crapcast $100 for 100Mb service. 15Mb service would never work at my house

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Hey.That_Dude

They're already doing that. $300 installation fee and then free internet at 5Mb/s for 7 years (or $3.58 a month if you spread the installation fee out, that competitive enough for you?)

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Innomasta

I'm so glad that a mega company like google is doing this. It's a step in the right direction, and hopefully once the public starts signing on and leaving all the other ISP's they'll get off their asses and start giving the high speeds at low prices that WE ALL KNOW they've been capable of giving all along.