Comcast Upgrades Westmoreland to Fiber-Rich Network Connecting Homes and Businesses

Residents and businesses now have access to the Xfinity 10G Network and the full suite of Xfinity service

Comcast today announced it has completed a significant network upgrade in the City of Westmoreland, Tennessee, which has given the community access to the Internet for the very first time. Now, hundreds of residents, businesses, and local government buildings have access to the Xfinity10G Network and the full suite of Xfinity services, including gigabit-speed Internet and Comcast Business services.

Services Available

Prior to this upgrade, the Westmoreland community had limited connectivity options. Now, in addition to Comcast’s traditional services, residential customers in Westmoreland will have access to:

  • Xfinity Mobile – Purchase new mobile phones, devices and accessories and choose a flexible data plan – Unlimited or By the Gigabyte – that fits your unique needs.
  • Xfinity Internet – Connect to the Xfinity 10G Network and get speeds up to 2 gigabits per second, advanced WiFi gateways, and powerful WiFi Boost Pods that extend coverage to every corner of your home.
  • Xfinity X1 – Explore our video platform – the ultimate entertainment experience – and try the Xfinity Voice Remote.
  • Xfinity Home – Xfinity’s home security and automation solution.

Businesses in Westmoreland will also have access to a full suite of Comcast Business Internet, voice, and video services.

This network upgrade will also provide families with access to Comcast’s Internet Essentials program, the nation’s largest and most successful broadband adoption initiative for low-income families. Internet Essentials provides low-cost broadband service for $9.95 a month, digital literacy training and discounted computers. This, along with the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), gives income-constrained families support on their Internet and mobile data plans.

“Comcast is committed to providing access to fast, secure, and reliable Internet service to more residents and businesses in Middle Tennessee,” said Jason Gumbs, Comcast Regional SVP. “With this upgrade, hundreds of customers in northern Sumner County will now have improved access to critical resources, online education and job opportunities supporting economic growth and helping to close the digital divide.”

Powered by the Xfinity 10G Network

Comcast’s network and Internet experience are powering homes and businesses today and into the future:

  • Ultimate Capacity: Xfinity customers connect more than 1 billion devices across the company’s network annually. The Xfinity 10G Network with the next-generation Xfinity gateways deliver the most advanced WiFi technology carrying three times more bandwidth to power streaming, gaming, videoconferencing and more, simultaneously.
  • Fastest Internet: More than a third of Xfinity Internet customers subscribe to gigabit speed products, and symmetrical gig speeds are planned to come to the first homes later this year.
  • Unprecedented Coverage: The latest Xfinity Gateway provides a more reliable connection throughout the home. Customers can get WiFi coverage with a powerful Xfinity WiFi Boost Pod that extends coverage to hard-to-reach areas, with plans for an offering of increased support for in-home WiFi through a “boost guarantee” this year.
  • Most Reliable Connection: Comcast is scaling the nation’s largest and most reliable network – the Xfinity 10G Network. The company recently launched Storm-Ready WiFi, a new device that comes equipped with cellular and battery backup to help keep customers connected even when the power goes out.
  • Ultra-Low Latency: The Xfinity 10G Network and the latest Xfinity Gateway are a powerful combination that deliver ultra-low latency for those moments when response times matter most like video games, a fast-growing category with Xfinity households averaging more than one gaming console per home.

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