More than 98% of Comcast's Harrisburg market, which includes Lebanon County, has the availability of Gigabit per second Internet speeds.
PA – Comcast
announced that it is the nation’s largest provider of gigabit broadband, with
the ultra-fast Xfinity Gigabit Internet and Comcast
Business Gigabit services now available to nearly all of the company’s 58
million homes and businesses passed in 39 states and the District of Columbia. This
availability includes more than 98 percent of Comcast internet serviceable
the Harrisburg market, which includes Lebanon County.
This national deployment represents the
fastest roll out of gigabit speeds
to the most homes in the country. Comcast has increased speeds 17 times in 17
years and doubles the capacity of its broadband network every
Xfinity Gigabit Internet service is available
to 100 percent of customers in Lebanon County.
“We are proud to continue investing in
our network, which is built to provide the speed, reliability and capacity to
meet today’s consumer demands as well as future demand,” said Christine
Whitaker, senior vice president of Comcast’s Keystone Region. “By launching
gigabit internet to virtually all our customers in the Harrisburg region over
the span of just 12 months, we are providing them with the speed, coverage and
control they need.”
Comcast's residential broadband service is powered and
controlled by Xfinity xFi, a digital
dashboard that personalizes, monitors and manages WiFi connected devices in the
home. Consumers now can add xFi
Pods, small, easy to
install extenders that plug into any electrical outlet, pairs with xFi Wireless
Gateways, and help customers create a mesh network that extends coverage to
hard-to-reach areas of their home.
Outside the home, Xfinity Internet customers also have
access to more than 19 million WiFi hotspots, so they can stay connected on the
go at no additional cost.
Comcast’s residential Xfinity Gigabit
internet service uses the existing network connections that are already in most
customers’ homes. Installation is easy
and requires no special construction or digging up lawns. In many cases, customers don’t need a service
visit, as the broadband equipment comes with a simple self-installation kit.
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and
technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and
NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of
the nation’s largest video, high-speed internet, and phone providers to
residential customers under the XFINITY brand, and also provides these services
to businesses. It also provides wireless
and security and automation services to residential customers under the XFINITY
brand. NBCUniversal operates news,
entertainment and sports cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast
networks, television production operations, television station groups,
Universal Pictures and Universal Parks and Resorts. Visit www.comcastcorporation.com for more information.
 Based on FCC 477 Broadband