Mediacom Increases Internet Download Speeds for Majority of Customers


Mediacom Communications today announced that it is giving substantial download speed boosts to several of the company’s most popular Internet Xtream tiers. Starting today, the following upgrades will be available to over 900,000 customers nationwide at no additional cost:

  • Download speeds for Access the Internet 60 will increase to 100 Mbps, an increase of 67%.
  • Download speeds for Internet 100 will increase to 200 Mbps, a 100% increase.
  • Download speeds for Internet 300 will increase to 400 Mbps, an increase of 33%.

Additionally, Mediacom will double download speeds for the Connect2Compete Plus (C2C+) from 50 Mbps to 100 Mbps. C2C+ offers eligible customers a full broadband experience for just $30 per month. The service is designed to work in conjunction with the FCC’s Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), which provides a matching monthly benefit of $30 ($75 in tribal areas) to help eligible households pay for broadband access. bandaged. The ACP benefit is available to households whose income is at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines or if a household member participates in SNAP, Medicaid, Federal Public Housing Assistance, SSI, WIC, Lifeline or certain others federal programs.

“Similar to our 2021 launch of Xtream WiFi 360pro which is now used in over 50,000 homes and businesses served by Mediacom, these speed improvements are being implemented to make it easier for more compatible devices to connect seamlessly. Internet and enriching the consumer experience,” said John Pascarelli, executive vice president of operations for Mediacom.

Customers may need to restart their modem for speed changes to take effect. Also, older modems may need to be upgraded to take full advantage of the increased speeds. Old modems rented from Mediacom can be exchanged at no additional cost. For customers who own their modems, equipment compatibility information can be found in line.

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Julio V. Miller