Comcast to raise Speeds later this year

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    Anyone else know about this?

    Here is all the latest info on the 2005 speed upgrades.

    Q: What will the new advertised speeds be?
    A: The base package (silver) will be 4000/384. The $10 add on tier (gold) will be 6000/768.

    Q: What will the new caps be?
    A: The caps will be 4400/384 and 6600/768 for silver and gold, respectively.

    Q: What about download speeds?
    A: Accounting for overhead, you can can expect a max of 518 KB/s with silver and 777 KB/s with gold.

    Q: Will there be a price increase for HSI?
    A: Not at this time.

    Q: Will all Comcast subscribers get the upgrade?
    A: Yes, everyone will get it. Some will get it sooner then others based on a roll-out schedule.

    Q: When can I expect the upgrade?
    A: Some areas will be upgraded on or around Jan 26th, while the rest of the upgrade is expected to be completed by March 31st.


    http://www.broadbandreports.com/forum/remark,12546727~mode=flat
     
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    cable companies are getting desperate to be able to compete with telco's.

    I'm looking forward to Verizon putting their FTTP project in my neighborhood.
     
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    i read some place the mediacom (local cable company here in iowa) is going to be raising its speeds from 3mb to 5 in the near future. that would be nice.
     
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    from the horses mouth the other day.
    mediacom will be offering 10mb downstream and 2 (i think i dont really function correctly until about noon and this was 8am ) upstream later on this year i believe
     

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