Google Fiber accelerating its expansion

Google Fiber is expanding to 18 cities across four major metropolitan areas — Atlanta, Nashville, Charlotte, and Raleigh-Durham.

Google also noted that it is continuing to explore options for bringing fiber to Phoenix, Portland, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, and San Jose and would have more updates on those cities this year.

Google Fiber charges $70 per month for gigabit Internet service and $120 for a television and Internet bundle in its the Kansas City market.

Google Fiber has mentioned that they could increase the speed of service to 10 gigabits per second by 2017.