Following an preliminary wave of launches centered on residential clients, Google Fiber has moved forward with the debut of a top-tier broadband service for enterprise customers that delivers 2 Gbit/s downstream and 1 Gbit/s upstream.
Google Fiber’s new enterprise tier fetches $250 monthly and is being bundled with a static IP handle (for elements similar to net and e-mail servers), a Wi-Fi 6 router and a tri-band mesh extender. The brand new 2-Gig enterprise tier sells for a similar value beforehand affixed to Google Fiber’s 1-Gig service for enterprise, which has been diminished to $100 monthly.
Increasing the 2-Gig service to enterprise clients will ratchet up industrial companies competitors with incumbent cable operators and telcos that additionally supply multi-gig companies over fiber.
Google Fiber has attached with Dialpad
for a 25% low cost (for the primary two years) on enterprise cellphone companies, together with unified communications and video conferences.
Google Fiber launched its $100 monthly, 2-Gig residential service within the fall of 2020, and initially examined it in Nashville, Tennessee, and Huntsville, Alabama. The corporate has since launched 2-Gig in different FTTP markets, together with Atlanta; Austin; Charlotte, North Carolina; San Antonio; Kansas Metropolis (Missouri and Kansas); Orange County; Provo and Salt Lake Metropolis, Utah; The Triangle, North Carolina. Google Fiber is within the strategy of launching companies in West Des Moines, Iowa, the place it tangles with Mediacom Communications.
Google Fiber’s Webpass mounted wi-fi companies presently ship as much as 1 Gbit/s.
— Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Mild Studying