Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
misery

Faster Comcast Speeds on Horizon

Recommended Posts

Standard tier to 6Mbps, addition of faster tiers

Posted on 2005-07-05 11:36:14

When a provider is planning speed upgrades, our forums begin to rumble a month in advance; new Comcast speeds being no exception. Some users are being told by techs that higher speeds should appear within a month or two. From one Comcast insider: "Regular tier moves to 6Mbps/384Kbps, there will be a similar download with higher upload, then an 8Mbps/768Kbps tier, and one more higher tier." It's not clear if they'll match Cox and Adelphia's respective 15 & 16Mbps tiers (in competitive markets).

http://www.broadbandreports.com/shownews/65233

I'm somewhat thrilled about reading this. and some of me isn't. being that it took Comcast a long while to even get their systems somewhat ready for their 6mb/768 upgrades.. and even till this day they still have yet to fully get that up in alot of areas.. including mine.. let us Comcast members hope they've got everything more than enough prepared for this next upgrade and hope it follows through with it's new speeds.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

After this upgrade Cable CO's should not upgrade any more while on the current Docsis Tech. They should ready their networks for Docsis 3.0 as quickly as possible, and i cannot wait until the adelphia extreme.

That might take a while, considering a lot (I'm not sure what %) would have to buy/rent new Docsis 3 compatible modems.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...