Comcast Ups Upstream Speeds

Comcast increases upstream speeds for its high-speed Internet customers for no additional charge

June 12, 2008

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PHILADELPHIA -- Comcast (Nasdaq:CMCSK - News, CMCSA - News), the nation’s leading provider of entertainment, information and communications, today announced it is increasing upstream speeds nationally for its Performance and Performance Plus residential high-speed Internet customers at no additional cost. Comcast will nearly triple the upload speed of its 6 Mbps / 384 Kbps Performance tier to 6 Mbps / 1 Mbps and more than double the upload speed of its 8 Mbps / 768 Kbps Performance Plus tier to 8 Mbps / 2 Mbps.

“As the Internet and its functionality evolves, so will our services and offerings,” said Mitch Bowling, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Comcast High-Speed Internet, Comcast Cable. “We’ve made a number of complimentary speed increases over the last few years and we focused this latest increase on upstream speeds so our customers can take even better advantage of the ever-expanding amount of interactive applications the Internet has to offer.”

Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK)

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