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TWC Hikes Internet Speeds in LA & NYC

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NEW YORK -- Time Warner Cable (TWC) is now delivering Internet speeds up to 300 Megabits per second (Mbps) to customers in several New York City and Los Angeles communities following network upgrades to transform the customer experience. TWC has boosted speeds for all its residential Internet plans in Costa Mesa and West Hollywood in California and in areas of Woodside (in Queens) and Staten Island in New York City.

Most notably, TWC customers in these communities who subscribe to the Standard Internet plan, formerly up to 15 Mbps, will now receive up to 50 Mbps, and customers who subscribe to the Ultimate plan, formerly up to 100 Mbps, will receive up to 300 Mbps – more than three times their current speeds, at no extra charge. Customers will need a DOCSIS 3.0 modem to enjoy the full benefits of the speed increases, and will be contacted by Time Warner Cable about their choices for receiving a new device.

“These significant speed increases and network enhancements will allow our Internet customers to get the most out of their TWC experience,” said Time Warner Cable Chairman and CEO Robert D. Marcus. “With this service transformation, our customers can enjoy all the ways they use TWC Internet even better, including streaming video, downloading music and more.”

Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC)

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4/24/2014 | 11:41:10 PM
I wonder who the threat is?
Rogers Communications did something similar up here in Canada in reaction to a threat.  I'm curious what's on TWC's radar?
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