Google’s cloud storage subscription program ‘Google One’ launches in India

Google One

Google has finally launched its cloud subscription program for the Indian audience. The low-cost storage plan will provide expanded user storage that spans across its products such as Google Drive, Gmail, and Google Photos.

Launched in May this year, Google announced it would gradually expanding the service in different parts of the world and India was on the top priority.

The Alphabet-owned company is offering storage plans at prices starting Rs 130/month for the 100GB plan and going up to Rs 650/month for the 2TB plan and Rs 19,500/month for the 30TB plan.

It was expected that pricing would be cheaper than the US, however, it charges similar to $1.99/month for the 100GB plan and $9.99/month for the 2TB plan.

Google also offers users to share their storage plan with up to five family members and Google One will not impact G Suite business customers. Further, the customers who purchased Drive storage will be able to share the storage space with five other family members.

Google One also has a standalone app (separate from Google Drive storage) with which users can get instant support for Google hardware like its Google Home and Pixel.

The company had earlier hinted that it may hand out free Google Play credits to buy apps, music, and movies, and offer other sorts of deals as well.

Other benefits include one-tap access to experts for help across Google’s consumer products and services.

The development was reported by ET.

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