Comcast Customers in Pittsburgh Get Gigabit

Comcast Customers in Pittsburgh Get Gigabit

Comcast just announced that they’ve launched their DOCSIS 3.1 based cable broadband service in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that will deliver speeds up to 1 Gigabit per second to residential customers. Most customers will have availability by the end of November. “With...
The Promise of Gigabit Internet

The Promise of Gigabit Internet

If you’re like a lot of people, you may be get slower speeds to your computer than the speed tier than you pay for, which begs the question: What can we expect of Gigabit Internet? Amidst promises of being able to download a 2GB episode of “Game of...

CenturyLink Counters Cable with G.fast

CenturyLink recently announced that it will be outfitting more than 40 multi-dwelling buildings in Platteville, WI, with 500 Mbps G.fast service, challenging the cable industry’s gigabit business offerings without having to install fiber. The company used the template...

CenturyLink Joins the G.fast Parade

CenturyLink recently announced that it is testing G.fast technology in an unnamed area populated with assorted apartment buildings. The company is trumpeting the test as “one of the earliest” trials of the new technology, which connects buildings to the fiber grid,...

G.fast and DOCSIS 3.1 on the March

With deployments multiplying in regions like North America, China, and Europe, a new study finds that DOCSIS 3.1 and G.fast are poised to carry the cable and DSL CPE market segments forward. “We expect both DOCSIS 3.1 and G.fast to help add momentum to the cable...