Comcast plans on bringing multi-gig Internet speeds to 34 cities by the end of this year. The company will later expand its reach to more than 50 million households by 2025.
Comcast is launching multi-gig symmetrical speeds next year. The upload speeds appear to max out at 200Mbps, even with the new Gigabit X2 plan.
Docsis 4.0 is a high-bandwidth broadband standard that allows for up to 10Gbps downloads and 6Gbps uploads. Comcast is currently in the process of transitioning to the new standard.
Travelers in metro areas are n’t able to connect with cable networks. Symmetrical speeds on cable networks could be a welcome option.
Comcast does roll out its symmetrical 2-gig service next year. Customers in Colorado Springs, Augusta, Panama City Beach, and Philadelphia will need to upgrade their modem.