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Written by Danrok   
Thursday, 10 May 2007 10:16

From DailyTech:

Cable giant Comcast unveils its FiOS-killer

Cable Internet technology is getting a boost in speed thanks to some new technology demonstrated this week by Comcast. According to Comcast's chief executive Brian Roberts, the company will introduce cable access speeds upwards of 150 megabits per second (Mbps) in the near future. Comcast demonstrated the technology this week, touting that its new cable technology will even best Verizon's Fiber Optics Service (FiOS) speed.

Comcast says its new cable system is based on a technology called DOCSIS 3.0, developed by Cable Television Laboratories. At a recent conference at The Cable Show, Roberts demonstrated the new technology to an audience that consisted of press as well as executives from companies such as Time Warner Inc., News Corp. and Viacom Inc.

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