Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK), one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services, today announced it was named the fastest Internet provider in the nation according to a PC Magazine reader test of the nation's leading ISPs. The results were taken from more 58,000 tests completed on speedtest.net.
"The Internet has become integral to how we experience entertainment, access content, and connect with friends and family," said Cathy Avgiris, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Communications and Data Services at Comcast. "Today's connected home consists of multiple Internet-enabled devices used to stream movies and TV shows, play video games online and even video chat with friends across the country. These types of activities benefit from faster connection speeds and this study underscores our commitment to providing customers with the best online experience possible with Xfinity Internet."
Comcast offers more choices for more speed to fit a variety of different customer needs, ranging from 12 Mbps to 105 Mbps. Using cutting-edge technology such as DOCSIS 3.0 and PowerBoost®, Comcast provides superfast speeds and reliable service over its fiber-based IP network. Additionally, all Xfinity Internet subscribers receive the Constant Guard™ Protection Suite, the most comprehensive online protection services available from any major ISP for a safe and secure online experience. This includes Norton™ Security Suite, Secure Backup and Share and the IDENTITY GUARD® service.
"We're going to continue innovating and redefining the Internet experience for our customers," added Avgiris. "Our speed demonstration of 1 gigabit per second over our private network in June proves that we've only just begun to tap the potential of broadband."
About Comcast Cable
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq:CMCSA - News) (www.comcast.com) is one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services. Comcast is principally involved in the operation of cable systems through Comcast Cable and in the development, production and distribution of entertainment, news, sports and other content for global audiences through NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential and business customers. Comcast is the majority owner and manager of NBCUniversal, which owns and operates entertainment and news cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, local television station groups, television production operations, a major motion picture company and theme parks.