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Comcast touts 4Gbps cable uploads in lab test, still limits users to 35Mbps

Enlarge / Picture of a Comcast router/modem gateway from the company’s website. (credit: Comcast) Comcast today offered the latest hint of a future in which its cable customers won’t be limited to 35Mbps upload speeds. Announcing a recent lab test, Comcast said its research team “deliver[ed] upstream and downstream throughputs of greater than 4Gbps” and […]

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Cable ISP warns “excessive” uploaders, says network can’t handle heavy usage

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Bosca78) Mediacom, a cable company with about 1.4 million Internet customers across 22 states, is telling heavy uploaders to reduce their data usage—even when those users are well below their monthly data caps. Mediacom’s fastest Internet plan offers gigabit download speeds and 50Mbps upload speeds with a monthly data cap […]

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Comcast States gigabit Uploads and Downloads are now Potential over cable

Pasieka) Comcast’s cable net still has a significant emphasis on download rates, as even its gigabit-download service simply includes 35Mbps uploads. But that might not be the case forever, since now Comcast declared that a”technical landmark” that may provide gigabit-plus download and upload rates over existing cable {} . Notably, Comcast said that it ran”a […]