In recent years, Google has presented us with the future of internet with Google Fiber, but the company just announced an state of the art modem that could change the way you browse. Called OnHub, the modem has 13 antennas and can double as a SmartHome hub.
Here’s what you need to know:
1. Google Fiber Has Expanded to Ten Cities
Google’s revolutionary internet and cable service is now available in ten cities and the number is rising. Basic internet is free and bigger packages come at a discount. That said, you don’t need Google Fiber to operate the OnHub. It can connect to any internet service.
2. The OnHub Will Achieve 1900 Megabits Per Second
The modem will be state of the art with a 1.4 gigahertz dual core processor and 13 antennas so it can support up to 1900 megabits per second and more devices than anyone could imagine.
3. Control it With Your Smartphone
In perfect Google form, you can download an app to control the modem. You can use the app for set up, to change bandwidth and to see why you’re getting slow-downs.
4. The Modem Can Act as SmartHome Hub
OnHub comes with a Bluetooth that can work with Nest, the smarthome system. This means you can use the hub to control your entire house. Change the temperature, turn off lights and even turn the TV on all with one app.
5. You Can Preorder Yours Now
Preorders have officially begun today, and you can head to Amazon, Walmart or the Google Store to reserve your very own for $200.