Posts tagged as: Xfinity

Xfinity Rolls Out BYOD Program for Select iPhones

Xfinity Mobile today said customers can now use their old iPhones on its service. The company introduced a bring-your-own-device program for select, unlocked iPhones. Xfinity Internet subscribers can bring their unlocked iPhone to an Xfinity Mobile store to have it activated on the mobile network. Xfinity says incompatible devices may be traded in for a gift […]

Comcast Raising Broadcast TV, Regional Sports Fees to Start the New Year

Comcast will have and another round of price hikes in the new year. As reported by ArsTechnica, as of Jan. 1, a $2 increase to the company’s Broadcast TV and Regional Sports Network fees will raise customer costs from $5 to $7 and $3 to $5 per month, respectively. The controversial charges—added on top of […]

Comcast Introduces 1TB Xfinity Data Plans

Comcast announced that its 1TB data plans are now available inside of the United States. Although this may sound attractive, these data plans are actually somewhat bittersweet. Over the years, data caps on home internet services have become increasingly common. Although the cap limits your ability to use the internet service, it has been somewhat […]

Comcast Testing $30 Fee to Remove Internet Service Data Cap in Florida

Comcast is testing out an extra fee that will help Internet customers avoid paying out excess bandwidth-related charges on their monthly bill, in areas where a cap is enforced. The cable company is allowing customers in areas of Florida to pay $30 extra per month for unlimited data through the fiber network, letting subscribers go […]

Comcast to Rollout 10 Gpbs-Capable DOCSIS 3.1 Nationwide as Soon as 2018

Comcast is planning to bring its gigabit-speed Internet service to its entire fiber network within a few years, according to an executive. Robert Howald, vice president of network architecture for the cable company, explained in an interview that Comcast will be aiming to roll out the technology to get the high-speed connections across its US […]

Comcast’s 2 Gbps Gigabit Pro Internet Service Will Cost $299 Monthly

Comcast has begun the long and slow process of upgrading its copper-based networks to Fiber Optic systems. Although a 2 Gbps connection will be available from this fiber network, Comcast has priced the service, called Gigabit Pro, at $299 per month, making it a completely unrealistic Internet service for the majority of users. The service […]

Xfinity Increases Download Speeds to 105Mbps for Blast Customers

Xfinity has just upgraded its Blast package from 50Mbps to 105Mbps – an increase of 6.25MB/s to 13.13MB/s in megabyte terms. As a free upgrade, this kind of jump is nothing short of “awesome”, although some might balk at the lack of an upload increase – it remains at 10Mbps (1.25MB/s). Earlier rumors said that […]

Comcast Gears Up for the Superbowl So You Can Enjoy Watching It

With Comcast having 1.1 million customers in the Seattle area, their PR team wanted to make sure you knew the following heading into Super Bowl weekend.. First, Is there still time to watch the game at home if I don’t have TV service now? Yes, there is still time to get service to watch the […]

Comcast’s National Back-to-School Kick-Off Event Showcases Internet Essentials – Low Income Broadband Program

Executive Vice President of Comcast, David L. Cohen,  announced at the firm’s national back-to-school kick-off event in Miami, that within the next 22 months, more than 220,000 families, or 900,000 low-income Americans will have Internet at home. This comes from an initiative by the company entitled Internet Essentials, which aims to assist in providing internet access […]

Comcast Ships Additional Public SSID to Customer’s Wi-Fi Routers for HotSpot Network

Comcast is beginning to give its Xfinity Internet customers an additional “xfinitywifi” SSID in-home that is completely separate and distinct from the family’s private and secure home WiFi signal. The move, in effect, creates millions of hotspots for Comcast customers, available all over the country for no additional cost. The connectivity is offered at no […]

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