Comcast has begun an advanced consumer trial of one gigabit per second Internet service to residential and business customers using DOCSIS 3.1 technology in Nashville, the company said.
Nashville becomes the second Comcast market to roll out DOCSIS 3.1, following Atlanta´s launch in March. Earlier this year, Comcast unveiled plans to offer Gigabit Internet service using DOCSIS 3.1 technology in Atlanta and Nashville in early 2016, with Chicago, Detroit, and Miami to follow in the second half of the year.
The consumer introduction of DOCSIS 3.1 marks a major step forward in the evolution of ultra-high-speed broadband. Once DOCSIS 3.1
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