Nashville will soon be one of the first two cities in the United States to test a new Google Fiber product offering faster internet speeds: Google Fiber 2 Gig.
2 Gig offers downloads of up to 2 gigabits (a full gigabit above Google Fiber’s 1 Gig product that launched in 2010) and has upload speeds of up to one gigabit. According to Google Fiber, this means internet speeds will be up to 30% faster with 2 Gig.
“This year has made this need for more speed and bandwidth especially acute, as many of us are now living our entire lives — from work to school to play — within our homes, creating unprecedented demand for internet capacity,” Director of Product Management Amalia O’Sullivan wrote in a news release Monday. “2 Gig will answer that challenge.”
The service costs $100 per month, and includes a new Wi-Fi 6 router and