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    Google Fiber

    Anyone else see this? I think there have been threads on this, but this is the first time I've seen their specific offering.

    https://fiber.google.com/plans/residential/

    1 GPS up. 1 GPS down. Tons of TV and movie channels, free nexus 7 tablet, 2 tb DVR, and 1 tb cloud space on Google Drive. $120 a month.

    wow.

    If this is successful, they'll change everything.

    So far, it will only be offered in Kansas City. Hope they head this way soon. If they can deliver on their offer $120 is a steal.


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    Re: Google Fiber

    Wow, almost makes me want to move there lol.

    That is incredible



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    Re: Google Fiber

    Quote Originally Posted by Cy4Patriots View Post
    Wow, almost makes me want to move there lol.

    That is incredible
    yeah, no kidding. I think I'll get started crafting my kiss off letter to Mediacom right now!


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    Re: Google Fiber

    No ESPN? I wonder what kind of sports packages they offer.



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    Re: Google Fiber

    I don't think the nutritional value is any greater than traditional fiber.


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    Re: Google Fiber

    Only $70/month for the Gigabit internet, that's sick.



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    Re: Google Fiber

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    I don't think the nutritional value is any greater than traditional fiber.
    I, too, came in here to make a joke about dietary fiber...but it looks like you beat me to it. Well played.



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    Re: Google Fiber

    I'm happy to admit that I'm a google fanboy.



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    Re: Google Fiber

    My sister lives in KC but she's too much of a cheap *** to buy this. Her and her boyfriend are too afraid of technology. They don't even have wireless internet at their house.

    I would try to convince them to get this, but it's a lost cause.


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    Re: Google Fiber

    It was voted a year and a half ago. *Top three were KC, Des Moines and Ames.... DM wouldn't support it though and we lost the vote.



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    Re: Google Fiber

    Google is going to rule the world



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    Re: Google Fiber

    Pre registered my $10 today!...now I just needa get my neighbors to do the same so we can get it. Kinda a drag no Fox Sports, CNN, HBO, ESPN though (as of right now)



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    Re: Google Fiber

    I just **** my pants... not even kidding.


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    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    It was voted a year and a half ago. *Top three were KC, Des Moines and Ames.... DM wouldn't support it though and we lost the vote.
    I doubt that.


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    Re: Google Fiber

    I could get on board with this. Time Warner is effing expensive as it is!




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