Google Fiber KC
Here’s the update:
-service with 1,000MB (1GB) of upload and download speed - 100x faster than most current speeds
- 1TB of cloud storage
- Google TV including hundreds of channels, DVR, and Netflix, record 8 shows at a time with 500 hours of storage - included tablet acts as a remote or viewing device, also works on mobile devices with Android or IOS - shows on demand
-Content platform for community usage
-connection includes 4GB ethernet jacks, wifi, 1GB firewall
- TV storage box includes DVR for all TVs in house, 2TB storage, and each box extends Wifi throughout home, boxes have ethernet connection for gaming and bluetooth connection, Nexus 7 tablet included for free as part of TV package
-All connected devices will update automatically through the web
-To connect: Fiber pulled from street by Google professionals, and devices installed -$300 per home for one time fee - reportedly estimated to raise value of home by $2,000 - $5,000
1.) 1GB and TV - fiber to home, all devices, 1TB cloud storage -$120 per month and will initially wave construction fee for first users
2.) 1GB service - fiber to home, 1 network box, 1TB storage - $70 per month and will initially wave construction fee for first users
3.) 5MBPS download, 1MBPS upload (current broadband speeds) - Free service for 7 years for anyone that connects at $300 construction fee payable up front or for $25 per month for one year
Indicate interest at google.com/fiber - preregister for $10
Registration rally lasts from July 26 - September 9th at which time you choose final package level and install service
-Top Fiberhoods with interest recieve installation first
-Info events over the next 6 weeks and a Fiber Space will be open at 1814 Westport Road starting July 28th by reservation to try out service.
Watch the full announcement here.
THIS IS SO AWESOME.