Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 10th Feb 2010 20:42 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
Google The Mom of all internet companies, Google, has announced today that it will effectively become an internet service provider. The company is planning on building a number of ultra high-speed broadband networks in select locations in the United States, serving anywhere between 50000 and 500000 users.
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This is a plus for consumers ...
by GenBlood on Thu 11th Feb 2010 12:00 UTC
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I would say this is a plus for the consumer in the
long run. Google is going to install giga speed
networks in select areas. If it works out and the
consumers like it. This is going to force other
ISPs to increase the bandwidth to the consumer.
Having good download speeds are good in some areas,
but most have poor upload speeds. They need to
increase the upload speeds ... I would like to
have a good 7 mbps / 7 mbps over 20 mbps / 2 mbps.
An a price tag around $50 ...

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