Faster Download Speeds for Customers Will Support Growing Number of Connected Devices
Comcast is increasing download speeds for some of its most popular Xfinity Internet packages for customers in Florida.
Beginning today, about 85 percent of local Comcast Internet customers that subscribe to one of four speed tiers will have their download speeds upgraded, whether they purchase Xfinity Internet on a stand-alone basis or as part of a package:
- Performance tier customers will have their speeds increase more than 60 percent from 60 Mbps (Megabits per second) to 100 Mbps
- Blast! tier customers will have their speeds increase more than 30 percent 150 Mbps to 200 Mbps
- Extreme tier customers will have their speeds increase 20 percent from 250 Mbps to 300 Mbps
- Extreme Pro tier customers will have their speeds increase 50 percent from 400 Mbps to 600 Mbps
Today’s speed increases are the latest in a series of moves by Comcast to support growing consumer demand for super-fast, high-capacity Internet connections that can handle the explosion of connected devices that are powering the smart home.
“With the prevalence of connected devices like security cameras, video doorbells and smart TVs now in customer homes, internet speeds play a more important role than ever,” said Amy Smith, senior vice president for Comcast’s Florida Region. “Boosting internet speeds gives our customers the ability to experience the absolute best quality and performance from the growing number of devices in today’s digital homes.”
Over the next several weeks, customers who lease a gateway will automatically receive the new speeds without having to reset their modems. Other customers who purchased their own modems should check online to see if they need a new device that is capable of handling these faster speeds (http://mydeviceinfo.comcast.net/).