Comcast to Double Speeds of Two of Its Most Popular XFINITY Internet Speed Plans to Customers Throughout South Florida at No Additional Cost

Thu Mar 21, 2013 5:13pm EDT

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.--(Business Wire)--
Comcast, the nation`s largest Internet service provider, today announced it is
increasing the speeds of two of its most popular XFINITY Internet speed plans,
Blast! and Extreme 50, to its customers in Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm
Beach Counties and the Treasure Coast for no additional cost. Customers will
enjoy more than twice as fast Internet speeds on multiple devices, allowing them
to surf, chat, stream HD movies and TV shows, or game online with double the
speed. Also for no additional cost, Comcast in April is increasing the speed of
its widely used Performance plan by more than 60 percent. 

"As customer demands and technology evolve, we continue to increase our
broadband speeds to deliver the best, fastest and most reliable Internet
experience possible for our customers," said Amy Smith, Comcast`s regional
senior vice president in Florida. "Whether chatting, surfing, streaming, gaming,
skyping or downloading, families will get the superfast, high-performing
Internet service they need, with no extra charge." 

Specifically, the Blast! plan is increasing download speeds from up to 25 Mbps
to speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds from up to 4 Mbps to up to 10 Mbps,
while Extreme 50 customers will receive download speeds up to 105 Mbps (formerly
50 Mbps) and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps (formerly 15 Mbps). The Performance
plan is increasing to speeds up to (20 or 25) Mbps from 15 Mbps downstream and
to (4 or 5) Mbps from 2 Mbps upstream. To activate the new speeds, customers
just need to re-start their cable modem. 

For the third year in a row the Federal Communications Commission has shown that
Comcast delivers speeds to customers that are even faster than the advertised
speeds. Comcast is not only delivering the nation`s fastest Internet, but it is
also providing the fastest in-home WiFi with its latest Xfinity Wireless
Gateway, an all-in-one device that gives customers reliably fast speeds with the
most coverage in their home so everyone can get online and do more on their
devices all at the same time. 

For more information on Comcast`s XFINITY Internet services, customers can call
1-800-XFINITY or visit 

About Comcast Cable

Comcast Cable is the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone
provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides
these services to businesses. Comcast has invested in technology to build an
advanced network that delivers among the fastest broadband speeds, and brings
customers personalized video, communications and home management offerings.
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) is a global media and technology
company. Visit for more information.

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