Google Fiber offers free basic internet and $70/mo Gigabit internet in Austin, Texas
If you live in Austin, Texas and were thinking about switching from you current internet service provider, you might wanna take a look at what Google Fiber has to offer. The tech giant has unveiled the pricing for its own internet service plans and want to make an unbeatable offer to the people of Austin. The company announced that their basic internet service will feature speeds of up to 5 Mbps download and 1 Mbps upload and the good news is that it will be available for free. Well, by this I mean that you won’t have to pay a monthly charge but there will still be a one-time installation fee. Google is asking $300 for the installation which can be paid upfront or over 12 months with payments of $25 per month.
While this offer is certainly nothing to sneeze at, I’m sure that some of you want internet with better speeds than 5 Mbps/1 Mbps. If that’s the case, Google has yet another offer that should satisfy anybody’s downloading and uploading needs. Their Gigabit internet service is true to its name and can provide you with up to 1 Gbps upload and download speeds. The company is also throwing in 1 TB of cloud storage across Google Drive, Gmail, and Google+ Photos for those who choose this plan. As for the pricing, you can get this incredibly fast internet service for $70 a month with a 1 year commitment and the installation is free.
Last but not least, Google Fiber is also offering a package that includes the Gigabit internet service as well as TV service with over 150 channels. The company is also including the 1 TB cloud storage and mentions that you’ll have the ability of recording up to 8 TV shows at once if you opt for this package. “The full Fiber experience” costs $130 a month with a 1 year commitment and features free installation. Google says that all three plans will launch in Austin next month.