For years, we have had fast download speeds to watch movies, TV shows, and more. Now though increasingly, Americans are making their own video content they want to upload online. Now Comcast has started to roll out multi-gig symmetrical speeds that will give you the same upload speed as your download speeds.
These new symmetrical speeds will use new DOCSIS 4.0 which is already being rolled out in Atlanta. This new next-generation Internet service is called Comcast’s X-Class Internet portfolio, which will be available to new and existing Internet customers connected via DOCSIS 4.0. The X-Class speed tiers include X-300 Mbps, X-500 Mbps, X-1 Gbps, and X-2 Gbps upload and download speeds.
“The enhancements we have been making to our network over the past few years have brought us to this pivotal moment of being the first to introduce DOCSIS 4.0 and multi-gig symmetrical speeds to the Atlanta market,” said Tony Speller, Senior Vice President of Technical Operations and Engineering at Comcast Central Division. “This new technology will revolutionize the Internet experience – especially how our customers experience live sports, gaming, and more.”
Residential customers in Atlanta can sign up online for the new DOCSIS 4.0-powered Internet plans. Comcast says they plan to continue to roll out this service to new areas through 2024 and beyond.