Google targets enterprises for fiber services, inks deal with real estate company

Google signed a deal with real estate investment trust Parkway Properties to bring Google Fiber services to many of Parkway's office buildings in Charlotte, N.C.; Atlanta and Austin.

Google also may provide services to Parkway Properties facilities in other markets as the company expands its fiber footprint. Parkway Properties owns or has an interest in 44 office properties in seven states.

Joel Anderson, vice president of information technology for Parkway Properties, told FierceInstaller that he sees Google Fiber as an important differentiator for the company's tenants.

Google Fiber announced plans to target its broadband services to small businesses via a blog post last November. The company is offering small businesses 1-Gig service upstream and downstream for $100 per month. This pricing is guaranteed for one year and construction costs are currently being waved. A static IP address is available for $20 per month, while five static IP addresses may be purchased for $30 per month.

For more:
- see this release
- see this page on Google's website
- see this Google blog entry announcing the launch of service for businesses

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