Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Google Fiber Launched in U.S.

Google Fiber is a project to build an experimental broadband internet network infrastructure using fiber-optic communication in Kansas City, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri; the location was chosen following a competitive selection process. Over 1,100 communities applied to be the first recipient of the technology. On March 30, 2011, Google announced that Kansas City, Kansas will be the first community where the new network would be deployed.

After building an infrastructure of the network, in July 2012, Google announced pricing for Google Fiber. The service will offer three options. These include a free broadband internet option, a 1Gbps internet option for $70 per month and a version that includes television service for $120 per month. 

The internet service includes 1terabyte of Google Drive service and the television service includes a 2 terabyte DVR recorder in addition to the Google Drive service. The DVR will record up to eight live television shows simultaneously. The television options also includes a Nexus 7 tablet that will act as a remote control for the system. In addition, television service will also stream live program content on iPad and Android tablet computers. Neighborhoods that receive the service will be selected through demand from Kansas City area residents and Google has set up a website to pre-register for the service.


The Nexus 7: your new remote
Search for your favorite shows and discover that shows to watch, all at your fingertips.

Super fast connectivityAt up to 1000 Mb per second, Google Fiber is 100 times faster than today's average Internet, allowing you to get what you want instantaneously. You no longer have to wait on things buffering; everything will be ready to go when you are. So whether you are video chatting, uploading family videos, or playing your favorite online games, all you need to do is click and you're there.

Your DVR can
do more

Record up to eight programs simultaneously, just because you can. And with an unprecedented two terabytes of storage, you will never have to worry about having enough space to record your favorite shows

All your content in one place
Watch almost 200 HD channels and tens of thousands of shows and movies on-demand (including Netflix) - all in one place. So, you can search quickly for and access all of your favorite programs seamlessly.

Crystal clear HD
A bigger pipe means less compression. Luckily, Google's ultra fast Fiber network has more than enough bandwidth to ensure you get HD in all its glory ... with nothing left behind.

A terabyte
of cloud storage

Things happen...But no matter what happens to your computer or mobile devices, your files are safely stored in Google Drive. Keep everything. Share anything. Google Drive is everywhere you are - on the web, in your home, at the office and on the go.

Fast and powerful Wi-Fi
Get up to 360Mbps throughput speed with 802.11a/b/g/n including 3x3 MIMO antennas and dual concurrent radios. Extend your access to Google Fiber all over your home with the integrated Wi-Fi Access Point and Ethernet port.

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