In the Long Island, NY area there
is a relatively new service called Optimum Online.
They claim that you can access info from the net 100 X
faster that you can with the typical 56 modem. You don't
have to tie up a phone line because you are actually
using your exising cable connection. You can reach them
online at www.optimumonline.com for further
Media one in the Twin Cities is pushing its cable
internet packages. It is much faster and you will even be
able to access AOL.
Broadcom has a new
microprocessor based cable product that will revolutionalize the
cable internet area. This product has 10 gigabit
send/return speeds over existing cable infrastructure. This
gives a 2 year advance in technology that most cable
companies were not prepared for. They have already started
updating their networks and infrastructure. Check out BRCM
if you don't believe this.