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Seattle suburb getting nation’s fastest home Internet

Highlands Fiber Community, the Internet service for the Issaquah Highlands group east of Seattle, says it is going to be upgrading its community on Dec. 1 to permit for obtain speeds as excessive as 1 Gigabit per second — which it believes would be the fastest residential Internet service wherever within the nation.

Residents of the neighborhood will likely be provided the “Quantum Gig” service for lower than $200 per thirty days, and a “Quantum 100” service, with 100 Mbps downloads, for lower than $55 per thirty days.

Microsoft at one level deliberate a big campus in the neighborhood, and the neighborhood is home to many individuals with roots within the high-tech trade. The community’s operator, ISOMEDIA Inc., says in a news release that it “developed these new quicker service plans in response to residents’ suggestions and growing calls for for community and Internet bandwidth.”

Extra background on the Highlands Fiber Community in this FAQ and this Ars Technica piece from earlier this 12 months.

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