Comcast Gooses Web Speeds, Hits WiFi Milestone

April 9, 2014
Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has increased the speeds of two of its Xfinity Internet tiers in the North...

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has increased the speeds of two of its Xfinity Internet tiers in the Northeast, at no additional cost to customers. In the Northeast, the Xfinity Internet Blast tier now offers speeds of up to 105 Mbps (formerly 50 Mbps), and the Xfinity Extreme 105 tier offers speeds up to 150 Mbps (formerly 105 Mbps). The new speed tiers will be available to customers in the vast majority of Comcast's Northeast Division, which includes 14 Northeastern states from Maine through Virginia and the District of Columbia.

The MSO also says it has surpassed 1 million WiFi hotspots across the nation. The company's Xfinity WiFi network, comprises outdoor hotspots in public locations, business hotspots for Comcast Business Internet customers, and neighborhood hotspots for residential customers.