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Google Changing the Internet yet Again

It would appear that someone over at Google got the hint that there was another industry where a heavy hitter like themselves could shake things up and pick up a larger share of the market.

Google is now going after Internet service providers by coming to the market with a faster, well.... much much faster Internet option, but only to an experimental select number of communities around the US.
Google is issuing an open Request for anyone to identify communities or governments that would be interested in their experiment. To help bring it all together Google has put information and a video on this page explaining their intentions.

For all of us with Comcast at home feeding us 8 or 12 Megabits per second, Google may have just changed the way we see our Internet provider.

If you do the math...

1 Gigabit per second = 1,000,000,000 bits/second
12 Megabits per second = 12,000,000 bits/second

bits to bytes = bits/8

12 million bits = 1,500,000 bytes or 1.5 Megabytes per second
1 billion bits = 125,000,000 bytes per second or 125 Megabytes per second

Can anyone say "Power Boost"...