Comcast prepared to offer high broadband speeds at high broadband prices

It's said that speed kills. In the case of the Comcast DOCSIS 3.0 deployments, speed could kill the household monthly budget. The MSO is reportedly ready to offer what is being tagged "Extreme 105" high-speed data service of 105 Mbps downstream and 10 Mbps up starting June 1 at $199.95 a month after a $250 installation fee.

Broadband Reports, which is keeping track of Comcast's high-speed activities, also notes that Comcast will bundle the new speed tier with Arris modems and that the service will be delivered to 20 percent of the MSOs' footprint before the end of the year.

By the way, 100/15 Mbps service is already offered to deep pocketed business customers in a Comcast market for $370 a month.

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