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Cable Technology Feature Article

May 28, 2010

Comcast Continues Rollout of High-Speed 2go

By Divya Narain, TMCnet Contributor

Comcast Corporation has announced the release of its High-Speed 2go Nationwide 3G-only service for consumers in Illinois, northwest Indiana and southwest Michigan.

A mobile Internet solution, High-Speed 2go provides the fastest available wireless Internet service through a 3G-only data card that operates on Sprint's national 3G network, giving customers nationwide wireless service.

Comcast (News - Alert) already offers 4G Metro, wireless service and a Nationwide Preferred 4G/3G wireless service. The new nationwide 3G-only wireless service offers coast-to-coast mobile Internet access.

'We're excited to expand our High-Speed2go options by now offering the new Nationwide 3G-only service plan,' said LeAnn Talbot, Senior Vice President for Comcast in Illinois, northwest Indiana and southwest Michigan.  'Consumers want mobile Internet access on-the-go and we are continuing to extend the variety of our service offers so that consumers can choose plans that work best for their needs.'

Comcast will continue to sell its wireless services bundled with one or more of its popular Internet, phone and video products both to new and existing customers. The wired and wireless Internet will be sold as a bundled 'Fast Pack' for as low as $54.99 per month for one year. In addition, XFINITY Internet customers will receive 3G wireless as an add-on for as low as $40 per month. The Fast Pack Nationwide 3G service includes XFINITY Internet Performance Internet service, a free Wi-Fi router for mobility and extended coverage in the home, and nationwide 3G mobile network access.

Comcast Corporation has proven track record in providing of entertainment, information and communication products and services to 23.6 million cable customers, 15.9 million high-speed Internet customers, and 7.6 million Comcast Digital Voice customers. It specializes in the development, management and operation of cable systems and in the delivery of programming content.

Earlier this month, TMCnet reported the launch of High-Speed 2go, high-speed wireless data service in Boston.

Divya Narain is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Divya's articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Patrick Barnard