The Google Fiber, the much awaited service even in US now , is expected to make its prescence in India soon. Providing connectivity at up to 1,000 Mbps or 1Gbps, Google Fiber is almost 500-1000 times faster than today's basic broadband speeds in India.
Google Fiber is Google’s own broadband services which provides Internet speed upto 1000 MBPS or 1 GBPS, which would be an entirely new experience for an Indian user. Imagine downloading a HD movie in 33 seconds flat; uploading 100 images in 5 seconds.
The service in the United States was first introduced in the Kansas City and is currently available in Austin and Provo and is planning to expand the services to 34 more cities in the USA. Google hasn’t shared its plans or development regarding Google Fiber in India but, a Google spokesperson only said that the company continuously engages with the center on various programs. An official from the ministry also stated that a team from Google’s US operation is arriving in India to evaluate the project.
Talks are on between IT Ministry and Google Fiber team to bring this amazing optical fiber based broadband services in India. Google is seriously looking to partner with Government of India 'Digital India' plans.
An official from the IT Ministry said, “We are keen to partner a company like Google in furthering the Digital India plan. Modalities have to be worked out,”.