And here it is! Comcast’s 305 Mbps tier

For $300, people in the Northeast, presumably in areas where Comcast competes with Verizon’s fiber to-the-home offering, can soon get 305 Mbps service from Comcast. The fastest tier is expensive, but its the doubling off other Comcast speed tiers at no cost that will hurt Verizon.…

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For Time Warner Cable, Broadband Booms

Thanks to growing demand for new Internet applications such as Netflix, broadband companies across the board are finding new growth opportunities. Time Warner Cable is no different and today reported surprisingly higher additions to its high-speed internet subscribers. And the trend is likely to continue.…

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Cable Considers Faster Broadband Standard

CableLabs, the standard-setting organization for the cable industry, is pondering next-generation cable broadband technology that would be able to deliver up to 5 gigabits per second down. The proposed standard would be more efficient but require a rethinking of the current network architecture.…

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FCC Promotes 100 Mbps for 100M Homes

The FCC chairman today outlined a vision for 100 Mbps connections to 100 million homes. But that goal will be easy compared with other aspects of the National Broadband Plan he outlined such as delivering faster universal service, telehealth, a smart grid, and digital literacy programs.…

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