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Comcast’s DOCSIS 3.1 Network Gets Down to Business in the West

Following its residential deployment of DOCSIS 3.1-based broadband service, Comcast Business has launched two new tiers of service on its HFC network serving its western U.S. area footprint. 

Those tiers – Business Internet 1 Gig (up to 1 Gbps in the downstream) and Business Internet 500 (up to 500 Mbps in the downstream) are now available to businesses in California, Colorado, Houston, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Oregon, Utah and Washington, the company said.

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Those launches follow similar ones in Comcast’s Central, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions.

Comcast also offers multi-gig services to businesses on its Ethernet-powered fiber network.

Comcast’s business services division pulled in revenues of $1.57 billion in Q3, putting it on an annual run rate of $6.28 billion.

The bulk of those revenues come from small- and mid-sized business customers, but Comcast is also shooting up market by pursuing larger, enterprise-class deals.

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