jump to navigation

Twin Cities gets first DOCSIS 3.0 deployment April 3, 2008

Posted by Lumpmoose in technology.
Tags: ,

Minneapolis-St. Paul is the first area of the country to get DOCSIS 3.0 internet access, courtesy of Comcast. You get 50Mbps down / 5Mbps up speeds for $150 a month. That’s not quite consumer-level pricing and is still slower than Japan, but it’s a start.  Considering Comcast’s recent degradation of HDTV signal quality however, I’m not convinced they’re willing to upgrade infrastructure as needed.


1. millerb - April 3, 2008

Powerboost 12Mbps == $3.58/Mbit
Powerboost 16Mbps == $3.31/Mbit
Powerboost 50Mbps == $3.00/Mbit

Absurdly higher, but cheaper per Mbit.

Now…I wonder how quick they’ll ban you for torrenting too many GBytes/Month. 🙂

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: