Store Everything On Your Signage Network For Maybe $10 A Month

March 13, 2014 by Dave Haynes


In another sign existing business models are getting disrupted and pushed by a combination of cloud, dropping costs and plain old clout, Google has announced today that users can store 100 GB of files on its Google Drive cloud storage infrastructure for $2 a month. You can store a terabyte for all of $10 a month.

A terabyte, to put in some context, would hold many hundreds of full-length movies.  Ten TB is $100.

So for the legions of end-users – right or wrong – looking to cut cost corners and use low-cost devices and the cloud, a $10/month Google Drive account is likely all they’d need to store media files.

Google’s Official Blog says:

We’ve lowered the price of our monthly storage plans to $1.99 for 100GB (previously $4.99), $9.99 for 1TB (previously $49.99), and $99.99 for 10TB, with even more storage available if you need it. How big is a terabyte anyway? Well, that’s enough storage for you to take a selfie twice a day for the next 200 years and still have room left over for… shall we say… less important things. Like before, storage continues to work across Drive, Gmail and Google+ Photos. And, of course, the 15GB plan remains free.

You can sign up for one of these new Google Drive plans at If you already pay for storage, you’ll automatically move to a better plan at no additional cost.  

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