Comcast Offering New 22Mbps and 50Mbps Speed Tiers, Upgrading Existing Service

Comcast has announced that they have upgraded their DOCSIS 3.0 service to offer new high-speed 22Mbps/5Mbps and 50Mbps/10Mbps options. They have also increased the speed along standard tiers: 6Mbps/1Mbps will be upgraded to 12Mbps/2Mbps and 8Mbps/2Mbps will be increased to 16Mbps/2Mbps—both at no cost to subscribers.… »10/22/08 4:58pm10/22/08 4:58pm

Comcast Rolls Out Japan-Fast Cable Internet, But Can You Afford It?

DOCSIS 3.0 is the next-gen cable internet standard that allows crazy fast bandwidth of up to 160Mbps downstream and 120 up. The lucky first city to get a piece of that action from Comcast—which plans to cover 20 percent of its market with the awesome by the end of this year—is St. Paul, Minnesota. Denizens can sign up… »4/02/08 10:04pm4/02/08 10:04pm

Comcast Getting 100Mbps Cable Modems Next Year, Fiber Scared?

Comcast confirms we'll see the rollout of DOCSIS 3.0—the next-gen data over cable standard allowing bandwidth of 160Mbps down and 120Mbps up—starting next year, with 20 percent of its footprint expected to be blanketed in bandwidth goodness by the end of 2008. Even though Comcast isn't saying where it'll fall, markets… »11/29/07 6:00pm11/29/07 6:00pm

100Mbps Cable Modem Certification Testing Starts; Showdown With Fiber Next Year

CableLabs has started testing and certifying the next generation of cable modems that use the DOCSIS 3.0 standard. In sorta English, we're talking boxes that'll handle 160Mbps download speeds and 120Mbps up, putting them on par with fiber optic services. The AZNs still have the jump on us, with customers in Korea and… »11/23/07 3:00pm11/23/07 3:00pm