Let’s face it. The world is a smaller place than it once was. Back in the 1800’s, weeks were required to get communications from one country to another. Mail had to go across the country on horseback or via trains, then when it got to a port, a ship had to then carry it across the ocean where it had to go by horseback or by train to reach its destination. Even in the 20th century, the only real changes were the inclusion of trucks and airplanes which meant it was faster, but still a time consuming process.
The introduction of the telephone made communication instantaneous, but expensive. Even as technology grew, and the outlay for infrastructure was compensated for, communications around the world got faster and more reliable. But even though the world was getting smaller, it was still a huge place.
Today, however, with the internet and email and IP telephony, the world has shrunk considerably. No more does it take days or weeks to get a communication from the United States to China, or from London to California. And with Comcast internet, it’s faster than ever.
Comcast standard internet speeds run up to 6 megabits per second. Hundreds of times faster than dial up. Faster than DSL. Even faster than other cable companies. This means that files move faster, websites load faster, streaming movies and audio is flicker free and smooth, and even huge files are delivered within minutes with Comcast’s PowerBoost feature. Continue reading “Connecting to the World with Comcast”