Comcast first announced its 2Gbps symmetrical Gigabit Pro Fiber Service for the Atlanta market in April and soon began expanding into the San Francisco Bay Area, Chattanooga, and parts of Colorado and Oregon. Up until now the cost of the service was unknown, but Comcast has added a landing page for the service on their website which lets us know the service will be $299.95 per month!
Last year Comcast announced a new initiative where they would be turning users home routers into public hotspots. This initiative was met with much criticism and now a pair of Comcast customers are suing the company says that this initiative poses risks to subscribers.
Comcast is currently the largest internet service provider in the United States. They want to add a second WiFi signal to your Xfinity modem so other Comcast subscribers may access the internet when they are away from home and near your gateway. Basically Comcast will to transforming all of their customers home modems into public WiFi spots.