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What the heck? My download speed has been on average 4-6 times faster than a month ago.

I read another thread about this not too long along but I couldn't find it. What is going on here? Is this temporary euphoria?

I was downloading from Steam at 1.3 megs a second yesterday!
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Comcast has been upgrading service in different areas.
Surf and be happy.
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looks like you got a free upgrade to comcast blast, gratulations!
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I got a Cablevision upgrade a few weeks ago. It is noticeably faster, up from 8,000 average to 11,000.
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<--- Happy

I just hope it lasts. I simply cannot go back now!
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Yes, Comcast is phasing out the 6 and 8Mbps tiers. The 6 mbps tier is going to be automatically upgraded to 12/2 and 8 will be 16/2. In most areas this will be done automatically for no charge (all you need to do is reset modem). In some areas they are charing $10 extra a month for the "Blast!" (16/2).

They are also introducing a 22/5 and 50/10 tier (but these require DOCSIS 3.0 modems and will be more expensive).
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So will my Comcast lite be getting upgraded (750/300)?
But truthfully, it is fast enough for my needs.
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post #8 of 8
It will drop back to normal speed, Mine does that all the time.
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