Google Fiber is live in Kansas City, real-world speeds at 700 Mbps

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After months of fanfare and anticipation, gigabit home Internet service Google Fiber finally went live on Tuesday in Kansas City. The search giant is offering 1 Gbps speeds for just $70 per month—significantly faster and cheaper than what any traditional American ISPs are offering.

“We just got it today and I’ve been stuck in front of my laptop for the last few hours,” Mike Demarais, founder of Threedee, told Ars. “It’s unbelievable. I’m probably not going to leave the house.”

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