Google announced its highly anticipated Google Fiber service today, bringing 1Gbps Internet access to selected residents of Kansas City.
The service will be available for a $300 installation fee to households in Kansas City, and will launch this fall. It will also come with 1TB of Google Drive storage, and Google Fiber TV service. That includes high-definition cable channels and a DVR-style recorder that can record up to 500 hours of HD TV. The service is also going to be available symmetrically—meaning you can upload and download as much as you like at ridiculous speeds.
"We believe there's no need to wait," said Patrick Pitchette, Google's chief financial officer. "There's no need for caps. There's no need for slow—why slow?"
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