I know I sound like broken record, but competition in the broadband industry increases speeds and lowers prices.
Miller was among the first in Austin to sign-up online for Google Fiber when it was announced in April 2013. His hope: that Google’s $70 faster 1-Gbps service would be the answer to his problems.
But then he got a call from AT&T with an offer for its new GigaPower service. Even though the 1Gbps service wasn’t yet available, AT&T offered Miller 300Mbps — more than 15 times the speed he was paying for. The best news was that the cost of his service would drop from $208 a month to $120.