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Broadband Prices Drop Where Gigabit Service Available

The price of broadband service decreases in metro areas where Gigabit service is available, according to a new study. The study found that prices for service at speeds ranging from 100 Mbps to 1 Gbps were $27 a month cheaper on average in areas where Gbps service was available. "This research also found -- to no one’s surprise -- that having more ISPs in a particular region drives prices down and that the presence of fast speeds encourages other ISPs to offer higher-speed plans to match their competitors," writes ArsTechnica.

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