Google Fiber Rolls Out New 5 Gig Plan - CNET

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Google Fiber Rolls Out New 5 Gig Plan - CNET

Google Fiber joined the growing number of 5Gbps internet service providers Tuesday, releasing a 5 Gig plan of its own, according to a Valentine's Day post from the fiber internet provider . The plan offers symmetrical speeds (that's upload and download) of up to 5Gbps, or 5,000Mbps, for the industry-low price of $125 per month.

That's the cheapest I've seen for 5Gbps from any major provider. Similar speeds from AT&T , Frontier , or Ziply Fiber , for example, start at $180, $165 and $300 per month, respectively. The plan also comes with free rental of a Wi-Fi 6 router with up to two mesh Wi-Fi extenders, unlimited data and no contract requirements. Professional installation is also included. 

All told, Google Fiber's 5 Gig plan is arguably the best internet deal you'll find, if it's available in your area , that is. Currently, the plan is offered only in Kansas City on both sides of the Kansas/Missouri border, all Utah locations serviceable for Google Fiber, and the provider's newest location, West Des Moines, Iowa . 

Google Fiber Rolls Out New 5 Gig Plan - CNET

High Quality Fiber Mesh It's unclear exactly when people in other locations can expect to be able to sign up for the new 5 Gig plan, but the post from Google Fiber says the service will roll out in other cities later this year. A Google Fiber spokesperson confirmed with CNET that testing in other cities will start shortly and that service is planned for rollout later in the year.