The type of particular person to subscribe to Google’s ultra-fast Fiber Web most likely is aware of just a little extra about good Wi-Fi than most, so it is good that Google Fiber is now letting its savviest subscribers take advantage of their gigabit (and upcoming 2Gbps) speeds with out the Community Field.

Beforehand, Fiber did enable customers to convey their very own routers, however solely with using Google Fiber’s Community Field router. This new, up to date bring-your-own-router characteristic is totally optionally available, however preferrred for many who wish to have the quickest and strongest Wi-Fi community attainable of their dwelling. Fiber’s assist paperwork state that the next specs are required:

  • Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) or Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
  • Helps gigabit wired speeds
  • 1000Base-T or quicker ethernet port for web connection
  • 1000Base-T or quicker ethernet port for native community
  • Minimal WPA2 Safety

Sadly, this announcement does not convey with it any newly supported areas, so the overwhelming majority of us nonetheless cannot make the most of Google’s glorious ISP.