Google may soon extend Fiber, its optical fiber-based crazy-fast broadband service, which as of now is limited to a few cities in the United States to India. The search giant has been in talks with the IT ministry in the country to bring its Internet service as part of the ongoing Digital India program, Hindu Business Line reports.
First showcased in 2012, Google Fiber is one of the fastest commercial Internet and TV service. It offers 1000Mbps (1Gbps) download and upload speeds, which is more than 500 times faster than the average Internet connection speeds in India. As per Akamai’s report from earlier this year, the average Internet speeds in India is 1.7Mbps.