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Posted February 10, 2021

RALEIGH – As the pandemic continues with more people working at home, children dialing in to school plus familes streaming and playing video games for entertainment, Google Fiber is speeding up its broadband service to help customers deal with more demand for internet access to more devices.

Top speed is now 2 gigabits a second with a price of $100 a month.

One-gigabit service is available at $70.

The package also includes extended WiFi access, no data caps and storage of 1 terabyte.

Google also says it’s including installation and hardware.

(To check availability in your area and for more information, visit this website.)

“Google Fiber has always set the bar on speed and customer service — and now we’re taking the next step in the evolution of internet speed,” a spokesperson for Google Fiber said in a statement.

“With so many people working and learning from home, they need extra speed that allows everyone in their house the freedom to do what they need and what they want to do online all at the same time.”

According to, the only other provider of 2GB service is Xfinity from Comcast.

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