Today in New York, Time Warner Cable unveiledl the first deployment of DOCSIS 3.0 – an advance in wideband transmission communication services that allows multiple downloads and uplinks simultanenously — in the New York metro area, reports Multichannel News.
The launch of Time Warner Cable Wideband Internet and Business Class Wideband Internet comes just when cable ops are fighting Verizon’s FiOS Internet rollout in the same market.
According to the article:
" ‘Everybody in this town is in a hurry,’ Howard Szarfarc, executive vice president of Time Warner Cable’s New York City region, said at a launch event. ‘The fastest Internet experience is now coming to New York customers, something faster than they’ve ever seen before.’
"TWC’s Cable Wideband Internet service for residential customers is $99.95 per month for 50 Mbps down and 5 up. The Business Class Wideband Internet is available in two tiers: 50/5 for $298 per month, and 20/2 for about $200 per month, said Ken Fitzpatrick, president of commercial services for TWC’s New York region."
— Allison J. Waldman