Friday, August 1, 2014

Comcast Boosts Internet Speeds in California, Texas, Kansas, MO

Comcast has increased the speeds of three Xfinity Internet tiers in California, Kansas, Missouri and Texas.  The new levels:

  • "Performance" now offers speeds up to 50 Mbps, up from 25 Mbps; 
  • "Blast" is now 105 Mbps, up from 50 Mbps;
  • Extreme 105" has been bumped to 150 Mbps. 

"We continue to deliver the fastest speeds to the most homes so our customers can have a terrific online experience," said Eric Schaefer, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Data and Communications Services, Comcast. "Whether it’s streaming video, gaming or just surfing the web, customers need an Internet provider that can deliver speed and reliability. Plus, since wireless access is becoming just as important as wired service, we also include complimentary access to Xfinity WiFi with most of our Internet service tiers. We currently offer about 3.6 million hotspots with plans to grow to eight million by the end of the year."

NTT Com Uses "Data Federation" to Link Multiple Cloud Services

NTT Communications (NTT Com) introduced a Data Federation feature for sharing, managing and updating office contact data among the multiple communication services offered via its Enterprise Cloud.

Data Federation shares, manages and updates contact data among multiple services to reduce integration burdens and ensure seamless global communication.  It currently applies to mail, calendaring/scheduling and project sharing applications in the NTT Com Enterprise Cloud.