Google Fiber debuts symmetrical 8-Gig speeds in Mesa, Arizona

Google Fiber debuts symmetrical 8-Gig speeds in Mesa, Arizona

Google Fiber is utilizing its service launch within the Mesa, Arizona, market to additionally function the preliminary launch level for its new symmetrical 8 Gbit/s broadband service.

The 8-Gig tier, now Google Fiber’s quickest, sells for $150 monthly and comes with a Wi-Fi 6 router and two Wi-Fi mesh extenders.

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That providing enhances three different symmetrical broadband service tiers:

  • 1-Gig: $70 monthly
  • 2-Gig: $100 monthly
  • 5-Gig: $125 monthly

Google Fiber’s debut within the Westwood neighborhood of Mesa arrives about eight months after the town council there authorised the buildout. Mesa, the primary metropolis in Arizona to get service from Google Fiber, can be being served by major incumbent suppliers Cox Communications and Lumen.

Amid the revamp of its community growth technique, Google Fiber expects to begin development later this 12 months in Chandler, Arizona, Ashley Church, GM for Google Fiber’s west area, stated in a weblog submit.

As introduced final fall, Google Fiber can be within the strategy of launching new 5-Gig and 8-Gig tiers in extra markets in 2023. Its new 5-Gig service is already obtainable in a number of Google Fiber markets, together with Kansas Metropolis, West Des Moines, Iowa, and all of the cities it offers service to in Utah.

Google Fiber has additionally carried out lab exams in Kansas Metropolis that produced downstream speeds of 20.2 Gbit/s.

Here is an up to date snapshot of the place Google Fiber at present offers or plans to supply through FTTP or fixed-wireless Webpass companies:

Desk 1:

Market FTTP or Webpass
Atlanta, Georgia FTTP
Austin, Texas FTTP
Chandler, Arizona FTTP
Charlotte, North Carolina FTTP
Chicago, Illinois Webpass
Council Bluffs, Iowa FTTP
Denver, Colorado Webpass
Des Moines, Iowa FTTP
Huntersville, North Carolina FTTP
Huntsville, Alabama FTTP
Idaho FTTP*
Kansas Metropolis, Kansas and Missouri FTTP
Lakewood, Colorado FTTP
Miami, Florida Webpass
Nevada FTTP*
Nashville, Tennessee FTTP
Oakland, California Webpass
Omaha, Nebraska FTTP
Orange County, California FTTP
Provo, Utah FTTP
Salt Lake Metropolis, Utah FTTP
San Antonio, Texas FTTP
San Diego, California Webpass
San Francisco, California Webpass
Seattle, Washington Webpass

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— Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Gentle Studying