Offers the Fastest Speeds to the Most Homes and Businesses Over Its Existing Network Infrastructure Includes Best Wi-Fi Experience with Xfinity xFi For No Additional Cost
Comcast announced today that it is launching a new internet service that will deliver speeds up to 1 Gigabit-per-second (Gbps) to residential and business customers in Sacramento, California and nine surrounding cities. These speeds will be among the fastest and most widely available in the region and include access to the nation’s largest Wi-Fi network of more than 18 million hotspots.
In addition to Sacramento, homes and businesses in these nine communities will also have access to Gigabit Internet speeds:
- Citrus Heights
- Elk Grove
- Rancho Cordova
- Rio Linda
The McClellan Airforce Base will also have access to these new faster Internet speeds.
“With this offering, Comcast will have the broadest deployment of Gigabit Internet speeds throughout Northern California,” said John Gauder, Regional Vice President, Comcast California. “This is yet another proof-point that our broadband and WiFi networks are powerful, flexible and built for speed. We’ve increased internet speeds 17 times in the past 16 years and we will continue to bring California customers the absolute fastest speeds possible by proactively investing in our advanced, high performance network.”
The company’s new 1 Gigabit internet service will use DOCSIS 3.1 technology to deliver the speeds over the existing communications lines that most people already have in their homes. To enjoy the service, all customers need to do is install a new DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem. New and current customers in California can visit Xfinity.com/gig to learn about the new service and request additional information.
“By providing world class internet speeds, Co is demonstrating its commitment to helping Sacramento transform into an urban technology lab that will help drive economic development,” said Sacramento Mayor Da S. “The City and the region are at a critical time in our growth and Gigabit Internet speed is key for residents, te and businesses of all sizes to move the economy forward.”
Co Business will also launch DO 3.1-based internet service to business customers in Sacramento and the surrounding cities listed above. With the continued roll out of its gig-speed network, Co “Business Internet 1 Gig” and “Business Internet 500” speed tiers are now available to business customers in the area using the co existing network, without the need for any costly or disruptive construction of new network facilities.
Businesses of all sizes are moving to cloud-based operations models and placing a premium on high-capacity, high-performance internet connectivity. DO 3.1 business internet service from Co Business unleashes a new option for accessing gigabit speeds in any business environment – whether a distributed en with locations across the country or a small business with only a handful of locations. The speed and cost efficiencies afforded by Co B gig-speed network make it ideally suited for businesses across several industries such as retail, he, manufacturing, hospitality, education and government.
The everyday price for Residential Gigabit Internet service in California is $159.95, without a contract. The company also has a limited time offer for new Internet customers, with pricing of $89.99 per month, with a one-year agreement. Pricing for current customers with a contract will vary.
Pricing for Co Business services varies based on a bu location or number of locations to be served and the services to which the business currently subscribes. Customers can contact their local Co salesperson or agent/partner for more information. Businesses already served by Co can upgrade to Business Internet 1 Gig or Business Internet 500 by simply calling the Company or visiting: ht://business.co.com/gig.