Of course, Verizon’s 300 Mbps service exists today and can be had for $210. It also doesn’t come with any sort of cap, which makes that 5 Mbps extra speed bump less of a competitive edge for Comcast. But at least we’re talking real competition and since Comcast has shown off speeds as fast as a gigabit on the download side (the upload offering is slower) it can swing the tech to make this happen. I reached out to Comcast and will update if it confirms the plans.
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