Comcast, Cox throttle up on bandwidth

July 2006
CED;Jul2006, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p12
Trade Publication
This article presents information on efforts of Comcast Cable Communications Inc. and Cox Communications Inc. to strengthen their bandwidths. Both of the companies are striving very hard in this regard. Comcast disclosed its "PowerBoost," which is a patent pending technology designed to catch up downstream cable modem speeds automatically in the case if there is excess capacity available on the network. On the other hand, Cox has revealed its plans to use PackerCable Multimedia to power an automated version of a bandwidth-on-demand speed preview offering.


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