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    Google ISP? 1gb\s fiber


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    Re: Google ISP? 1gb\s fiber

    Holy ****! Hell yes! Now if only a normal person would be able to afford such technology.



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    Re: Google ISP? 1gb\s fiber

    Intranet speeds for home use....sounds good to me.



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    Re: Google ISP? 1gb\s fiber

    Maybe Google is frustrated with ISPs not getting faster speeds to their customers fast enough, and at the same time seeing some ISPs wanting to raise rates and go to a per-bit model to protect their cabletv revenue, and starting their own service so that users can take advantage of google's bandwidth heavy products and future ideas.



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    Re: Google ISP? 1gb\s fiber

    I like Google.



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    sign me up.



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    Re: Google ISP? 1gb\s fiber

    I would love to see the model that makes money doing this.



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    Re: Google ISP? 1gb\s fiber

    Quote Originally Posted by cloneluke80 View Post
    I would love to see the model that makes money doing this.
    The fact that we are getting screwed on price for our current "high speed" internet.



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    Re: Google ISP? 1gb\s fiber

    Quote Originally Posted by cloneluke80 View Post
    I would love to see the model that makes money doing this.
    They'll use that speed to jack advertisements straight into your brain. They'll make a mint.


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    Re: Google ISP? 1gb\s fiber

    Google's been known to own a lot of dark fiber for sometime, that could help with this.

    Remember before gmail was out, the limits for mailboxes were absolutely tiny everywhere else? Gmail was able to offer multi-GB mailboxes, partly because 90% of users will never hit full capacity. Could be a similar thing with gISP.

    As for making money, google's been looking into the video rental thing through youtube. With speeds like this you could stream at qualities equal to blu ray.



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    Re: Google ISP? 1gb\s fiber

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Google's been known to own a lot of dark fiber for sometime, that could help with this.

    Remember before gmail was out, the limits for mailboxes were absolutely tiny everywhere else? Gmail was able to offer multi-GB mailboxes, partly because 90% of users will never hit full capacity. Could be a similar thing with gISP.

    As for making money, google's been looking into the video rental thing through youtube. With speeds like this you could stream at qualities equal to blu ray.
    dark fiber != last mile.

    And that's where a lot of the expense is.


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