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David Diers talks about the state of large cable providers and Comcast in MN a presentation to the Minnesota Broadband Task Force, December 2008

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  • Comcast in MN

    1. 1. Cable TV Report: DOCSIS 3.0 Minnesota Ultra High-Speed Broadband Taskforce December 19, 2008 David Diers Vice President of Advanced Services Comcast Twin Cities Region
    2. 2. Comcast in the Marketplace <ul><li>Most HD video choices; largest residential broadband provider; fourth largest phone company </li></ul><ul><li>Nation’s leading fiber optic network </li></ul><ul><li>$400 million fiber optic network upgrade in the Twin Cities Region </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced local network monitoring and reliability </li></ul><ul><li>Fastest broadband speeds for residential and business </li></ul>
    3. 3. Comcast Rolls out Super-fast Internet Speeds Reuters April 2, 2008 “ Comcast, the largest US cable television operator, said it has started offering a super-fast Internet service. The new premium service was launched in the Twin Cities areas of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and marks a leap in connection speeds for Comcast. The new service offers speeds starting at 50 megabits per second . . . “
    4. 4. From Broadband to Wideband Minnov8 October 22, 2008 “ Comcast today announced it is making the leap from broadband to wideband with the launch of next-generation DOCSIS 3.0. With wideband, Comcast will introduce a brand new echelon of Internet speed tiers, which will redefine the customer experience online and create a platform for Internet innovation in the years ahead.”
    5. 5. <ul><li>Minneapolis Star Tribune Oct 21, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>“ Twin Cities customers are the first in the nation to get the boost in high-speed Internet.” </li></ul>Comcast Boosts Speeds; Holds Prices
    6. 6. Metro National / Global Third Party Comcast Network FIBER Residential NODE HFC HFC Commercial HFC HFC MDUs NODE BACKBONE CMC WCDC CP Access CRAN CRAN CRAN HE HE HE HUB HUB HUB HUB HUB HUB HUB APOP APOP HUB INTERNET CONTENT PROVIDERS TELCOs MSOs
    7. 7. HFC Network Distribution Hub (25K HP) uBR Master Headend GSR Router Switch DHCP DNS Receiver Upstream signal from subscribers Transmitter Downstream signal to subscriber Over 418 Terabytes of information and entertainment into an average household every month – equivalent to 20 Libraries of Congress! PC Docsis Modem PC Docsis Modem PC Docsis Modem Fiber Node (500 HP) Internet
    8. 8. Channel Bonding for Broadband <ul><ul><li>Increased speeds 100Mbps+ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Significant reduction in cost per bit </li></ul></ul>6 MHz 6 MHz 6 MHz 6 MHz 38 Mbps 38 Mbps 38 Mbps 38 Mbps ~160 Mbps Logical Channel Bonding Technology DOCSIS 3.0 is the next generation of the DOCSIS standard
    9. 9. Downloading with New Speed Tiers Note: Many factors affect speed. Actual speeds may vary. Speeds calculations do not include PowerBoost. PowerBoost provides additional speed to the Performance and Ultra Tiers (download speeds of up to 15 Mbps with Performance and up to 30 Mbps with Ultra). Size Extreme 50 Mbps Ultra 22 Mbps Performance 12 Mbps HD Movie 6 GB 16 Mins 36 Mins 67 Mins DVD 4.7 GB 12 Mins 28 Mins 52 Mins SD Movie 2 GB 5 Mins 12 Mins 22 Mins CD ROM 700 MB 1 Min 52 sec 4 Mins 8 mins MRI Scan Hi-Res Image 100 MB 16 sec 36 sec 1 Min 7 sec
    10. 10. Questions?

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