Google Fiber has a new internet speed tier of 20 Gig and is looking for organizations that can test its full capabilities, the company said in a blog post on Monday. The company also said it was expand its Fiber Internet service to Logan, Utah in 2024.
Google has already trialled the super-broadband service with the University of Missouri-Kansas City, testing datasets with the School of Science and Engineering. Now Google wants other partners with whom it can test this blazing speed.
Google says it is looking for eight organizations, such as businesses, nonprofits, and educational institutions, in Austin, Texas; Huntsville, Alabama; Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina; and Salt Lake City. He asks those interested to fill in this formwho asks for background information, whether there would be a willingness to provide feedback, and what benefits could be derived from such a fast internet.
Accepted organizations will join Google Trusted Tester Program and will not be charged for participating in the trial.
Google declined to provide additional comment beyond what is mentioned in the blog post.
Google’s main revenue comes from advertisements placed on its hugely popular search service. Even as research brought in $224 billion in revenue last yearthe company continues to expand into other product categories, such as Telephone(s), smart watches, AI and Internet. In the nascent days of fiber internet, Google asked the Federal Communications Commission to introduce a “gigabit billbut eventually decided to launch its own fiber service in mid-size markets. Interest in ultra-fast fiber internet led to AT&T And Verizon also offering the service in larger markets. Last year, Google began to offer fiber in new markets after a break. Earlier this year, Google launched the cheapest 5gb plan on the market.