Comcast increasing Internet speeds at no additional cost



Comcast is increasing the speeds of two of its most popular XfinityIinternet plans, Blast! and Extreme 50, in Oregon and Southwest Washington for no additional cost, the Internet service provider announced Thursday.

Specifically, the Blast! plan is increasing download speeds from up to 25 Mbps to speeds up to 50 Mbps and upload speeds from up to 4 Mbps to up to 10 Mbps, while Extreme 50 customers will see download speeds go as high as 105 Mbps from 50 Mbps and upload speeds go as high as 20 Mbps from 15 Mbps.

The Performance plan is increasing to speeds up to 20 Mbps from 15 Mbps downstream and to 4 Mbps from 2 Mbps upstream.

To activate the new speeds, customers just need to restart their cable modems, Comcast said.