TITLE

COMCAST: 100 MEG IN 2010

AUTHOR(S)
Spangler, Todd
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Multichannel News;3/22/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Comcast Corp. has set a plan to provide 100 megabytes per second (Mbps) internet service for residential clients in the U.S. in 2010. The firm deploys the DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem covering more than 75% of the nation, but has not yet declared the pricing for the internet service. Meanwhile, the National Broadband Plan of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission aims for the sector to offer affordable access to 100 million users in the faster internet service by 2020.
ACCESSION #
48911714

 

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