MetroCast Boosts Internet Speeds up to 105 Mbps02.29.16
MetroCast Communications has announced a significant speed enhancement for its residential, broadband High Speed Internet customers, boosting its top downstream speed to 105 Mbps.
The new speeds have been launched to MetroCast customers in Maine, New Hampshire and Maryland. The speed upgrade will occur in other MetroCast markets later this year.
MetroCast has increased its top Internet speed in each of the last five years, and has tripled it in the last three years. The 105 Mbps High Speed Ultra offering is more than 8x faster than the national average for downstream speeds.*
MetroCast has also boosted the speed of its High Speed Turbo residential Internet package to 35 Mbps. Current customers will be automatically upgraded to the new speeds.
“The new speeds will optimize our customers’ online experience, especially for demanding data applications such as video streaming and gaming," said Josh Barstow, Vice President of Advanced Services for MetroCast.
In addition to its residential Internet speed increase, MetroCast has boosted its business-class modem downstream speed to 150 Mbps. In addition, MetroCast offers business-class fiber Ethernet products—including Dedicated Internet Access and Point-to-Point—with high-capacity bandwidth and symmetrical speeds up to 1Gig.
MetroCast serves residential and business-class customers in five states with video, high-speed Internet and digital phone service. *DOCSIS 3.0 modem required to receive top HSD speeds. Speeds may vary and are not guaranteed. Speeds may not be available in all locations. The average HSD speed in the United States through Q3 2015 was 12.6 Mbps according to Akamai’s “The State of the Internet” report, Q3 2015.