There are some catches to the new service, though. Xfinity Platinum will only be available in major metropolitan areas stretching from Norfolk, Virginia up north to Boston, Massachusetts. And that breakneck speed will cost you a lot — $299.95 per month.
Thankfully, there's good news here even for those unwilling to drop three Benjamins per month on internet service. Comcast is going to boost download speeds across the board for all customers in the Northeast serviced Xfinity Platinum. If you're currently enjoying their 25Mbps tier, you'll be bumped up to 50; if you're paying to download at 50Mbps, you'll see your speed more than double to 105Mbps.
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[via The Verge]
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