Comcast is the largest home internet services provider in the United States of America. The company providers services to more than 19 million customers and provides download speeds of up to 105 Mbps.
The company offers Cable TV, internet and telephone to 40 states and also provides wireless internet across much of the United States.
Xfinity is Comcast’s brand for internet and associated services. It has thankfully been able to provide consistent high-speed connections.
Xfinity offers private web speed plans extending from 6 Mbps to 105 Mbps. It also includes security software with its entry-level product and package.
All internet plans come with Constant Guard, as it includes the Norton Security Suite. Comcast also offers a 5 Mbps plan to low-income families for around $10 a month (this provides the marginalized and disadvantaged to have access to the internet).
It is available in all areas falling under Comcast’s coverage.
What does Comcast claim to offer?
Not only does Comcast claims to be offering some of the fastest internet speeds in the United States, it has also been testing quite well.
In most third-party tests, it lands in the top 10% in terms of fast and consistent internet speeds.
The company provides speeds that can easily do what most home internet users have been demanding.
Among them are streaming music, movies, playing games on multiplayer, reading online news, downloading software, shopping and visiting social networking sites.
What does Comcast’s initial product have to offer?
Comcast’s initial product gives download speeds of 6 Mbps and upload speeds of 768 Kbps for internet use.
Standard plans have speeds of up to 25 Mbps, which is suitable for average internet users who do not need to download HD or have to share the internet with multiple computers.
What makes Comcast’s initial product stand above others is that it offers a 50 Mbps download plan and an upload plan of 10 Mbps which allows for online gaming and downloading HD movies. Depending on the subscriber’s area, the highest Comcast plans can deliver download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds which average up to 10 Mbps.
Comcast Xfinity provides home internet services in 40 states of the United States of America and wireless internet as well.
For the most part, Xfinity’s services are available in large cities across the United States.
In total, the company services 40% of all internet customers across the country, accounting for more than 20 million customers.
For the major part, major internet service providers concentrate their efforts in cities where investment in infrastructure gives them a good return.
At the moment, Comcast is missing a large pat of the American Midwest, and outside the continental United States, Comcast does not provide DSL services. Top plans for residential internet services are not available in all areas.
The add on features present in Comcast
Extra add on features like internet security, parental control, and identity protection is available in plans exclusive of costs.
The Constant Guard Protection Suite provides all customers with a password manager, keylogger protection patch, one-click secure logins, security for online and backup tools.
Customers of Comcast Email and Internet receive Norton Security Suite, giving them each type of protection, they need, including antivirus, protection from spyware, identity protection and parental controls.
Comcast Xfinity customers are also entitled up to seven email accounts with 10GB of inbox space.
Does Comcast offer any bundles?
Bundling options are Comcast’s most popular features. For discounts on many other services, customers can pair up their Comcast internet service with a home phone line and cable television.
Xfinity from Comcast offers numerous bundling options, but users can choose internet-only (if they wish to).
Other than that, Comcast also offers home security services as a full one-stop shopping experience.
Comcast’s low-income program
If users are looking for an inexpensive option due to a limited budget, then they may qualify for the low-income program offered by Comcast.
This program offers a 5 Mbps plan for just a bit under $10, and the plan for desktop computers costs around $150.
This program is meant for families having low incomes and having children studying.
This ranks among the qualifying factors for them having a child participating in the National School Lunch Program.