Sony launches 2Gbps Internet service in Tokyo, laughs in Google's face

Sony launches Nuro 2Gbps fiber-based Internet service in Tokyo, Japan.

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Published Mon, Apr 15 2013 3:33 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:23 PM CST

Sony has launched the world's fastest home Internet service in Tokyo, Japan. The new fiber-based service is capable of 2Gbps download and 1Gbps upload, besting that of Google Fiber. Not only is Sony's new Internet faster, it's also cheaper, coming in at just $51 per month.

Sony launches 2Gbps Internet service in Tokyo, laughs in Google's face | TweakTown.com

The new service is called "Nuro" and is available to homes, apartments, and small businesses in Tokyo and six surrounding prefectures for $51 per month, with a two-year contract, and a $535.49 installation fee, which is currently being waved for people who apply online. The price includes the rental of an optical network unit.

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