March 1, 2007
Comcast, a major provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services, today announced
it has surpassed the two million customer milestone for Comcast Digital Voice. The company celebrated by awarding a customer in southeast Michigan with a digital home makeover to take advantage of the new integrated features that are available through its Triple Play package of phone, high-speed Internet
and video services.
Relatedly, in December of last year, TMCnet reported that Cablevision
had also reached two million VoIP customers
and also announced a major upgrade to their Optimum Online high-speed Internet. It raised the speed of its core Optimum Online service, from up to 10 megabits-per-second (Mbps) downstream and 1 Mbps upstream, to new speeds of up to 15 Mbps downstream and 2 Mbps upstream, at no additional charge. Almost makes me wish I still had Cablevision (I switched to DSL). So now two major cable companies have reached the 2 million VoIP customer benchmark, with Comcast about 3 months behind Cablevision. The VoIP market continues to explode...