It is reported that the next three years, the largest US cable systems company Comcast (Comcast) will invest nearly $ 100 million to expand its fiber optic cable and coaxial cable infrastructure in Chicago and the surrounding area.
Comcast said the program including major network upgrade, such as the central, eastern, northern and Western District, and the North River and West River section of downtown Chicago and other areas.
11,000 miles of new fiber-optic network infrastructure expansion upgrade from Comcast in the past 20 years in the greater Chicago area deployment begins.
Comcast said its network in downtown Chicago has covered 90% of business users, home users greater coverage. In addition, Comcast in Chicago launched 2Gbps of Gigabit Pro service.
The service is designed to improve the ability of Comcast to provide services for business and residential customers. While helping the company respond to the increasingly fierce competition from AT & T and Google optical fiber.