Google has opened up its coveted, ultra high-speed broadband service Google Fiber to small businesses in Kansas City.
SMBs can now sign up for a Google Fiber Internet connection, which provides up to 1,000 Mbps download speeds, for $100 per month.
For now Fiber is only rolling out as part of an early access program, and only in select areas of Kansas City, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri – or what the company calls "fiberhoods." Google does say it plans to expand to more areas, but no details just yet as to where or when.
Google has been slowly expanding its Fiber footprint this year. So far, only Kansas City, Provo, Utah and recently Austin, Texas have been lucky enough to land Fiber access. As illustrated in how it managed the Kansas City pilot, Google likes a certain level of assurance before opens Fiber in various neighborhoods, asking residents to commit to the service before it even arrives.
It sounds as though a similar SMB offering will eventually launch in Austin and Provo, but Google is remaining mum.