title Google Fiber: What’s it all about?
article Title Google Fiber is a $1.6 billion broadband network that aims to offer gigabit speeds to low-income Americans.
It’s a massive project that could be the fastest, most transformative move the Internet has ever seen.
But it’s also a very complicated project that has to deal with the issues of infrastructure, competition, the Internet itself, and all of the other issues that come with building the internet.
We talked to some of the top technology experts in the world to find out what it’s all about, what it takes to build the internet, and what the next five years might hold for Google Fiber.
Tech News: What is Google Fiber exactly?
Google Fiber promises to be the biggest network in the US, with an average speed of up to 300Mbps (megabits per second).
But the reality is that Google Fiber isn’t actually designed to offer anything like that speed.
Instead, Google Fiber operates on a very limited amount of bandwidth, mainly used to power its infrastructure and other things like Google Maps.
So what does Google Fiber do?
Google wants to offer 100 megabits-per-second (Mbps) service in every zip code in the United States.
For comparison, a standard phone line delivers about 250Mbps, and an average cable modem delivers about 300Mbps.
That means that a Google Fiber installation could be capable of delivering around 200Mbps of internet to every home in every American zip code.
In other words, Google’s fiber-to-the-home network will be capable to offer internet speeds as high as 1,000Mbps.
How big is that?
Google’s website says that its “fiber-to the home” project has been designed to reach a “density of 3 gigabits” per square foot.
That’s not a typo: Google says that it’s aiming to reach 3,000 megabit-per-(ft2) fiber in a city of roughly 2 million.
And it’s not just Google’s plan that’s ambitious: Microsoft, Amazon, and other companies are also planning to offer 1,100Mbps internet services.
And if you want to keep things simple, that means Google’s gigabit internet could be delivered to roughly 1.5 million homes in the U.S. at a cost of around $2 billion.
So where do Google Fiber’s new gigabit service come from?
The $1 billion Google Fiber has announced will be used to build a network that’s bigger than what Comcast currently delivers.
Google will be able to buy up fiber in the form of fiber-optic cable from cable companies like Cablevision, Cox, and Time Warner Cable.
These cable companies will then be able purchase the cable to build fiber optic cables to connect the homes of people in those cities.
Google Fiber will then use the fiber optic cable to deliver internet service to every household in those neighborhoods.
So Google Fiber doesn’t have to build its own cable to reach its goal of 100Mbps service, but it will need to acquire some of that fiber optic to build it’s new network.
Google’s network will also use some of Google’s existing infrastructure to deliver gigabit speed internet to the homes and businesses in those areas.
So even though Google Fiber won’t be able have 100Mbps internet service, the company will still need to build infrastructure for it.
How do the cable companies get fiber?
The cable companies that Google will use will build fiber-like cables that run between their homes and offices.
These cables will have to have a certain number of copper wires that they’ll use to connect to each other and to the Google Fiber network.
The more copper wires you have, the more bandwidth your fiber network will have.
The cable industry has been using copper wires since the 1980s, when the first ones were being manufactured.
These days, the average cost of copper is around $60 per foot of cable.
That translates into about $3 per person per year for a family of four living in a neighborhood with a population of roughly 100,000.
If you want a $3,000 cable for every household, that’s more than $9 billion per year in cost.
But the cable industry is also trying to get rid of old copper, which it calls “gigabit copper.”
That means they’re using less copper, or copper that’s cheaper, to produce the cables.
But because there’s less copper available, Google will still have to buy more copper.
And that’s where Google will have a problem.
The average cost per copper cable is about $20 per foot, so Google will need roughly 10 times more copper to get to 100Mbps.
Google is hoping that this new technology will be faster than the old copper wires.
But that’s not what cable companies are doing.
The big cable companies, Comcast and Time Verizon, are going to be selling fiber optic technology to Google Fiber