Google Fiber, the division of Google parent company Alphabet that provides fiber-to-the-premises service in the U.S., will no longer sell 100Mbps broadband plans to new customers. In a blog post this morning, Fiber that it’ll only offer gigabit (1,000Mbps) plans going forward in all where it’s launched to date.
The gigabit plan’s pricing — $70 per month — won’t change, nor will its terms. (There’s no data cap or throttle to speak of.) And starting tomorrow, Fiber will roll out a partnership with YouTube that’ll let customers sign up for YouTube TV at the same time they sign up for Google Fiber.
Google Fiber acknowledges that it’s a somewhat self-serving transition. After all, faster speeds benefit Alphabet and sister company Google’s countless ventures, among them