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Comcast to make $100 mn investment in fiber in Chicago

announced a future investment plan for $100 million in and coaxial cable to extend its network in the
The project spanning over the next three years will lay 50 miles of cable in a seven square mile distance at downtown Chicago which will cover the Loop, River North and River
This project, if accomplished, will be the largest single concentrated expansion in the company
The company is attempting to match the escalating requirements of Chicago tech firms as well as expanded internet, video, voice and home security and automation services for residential
The project will also cover the Back of the Yards and Bridgeport neighborhoods in the Peterson-Pulaski business district near O’Hare.
The company network passes nearly 90 percent of businesses and an even greater percent of households, resulting in it delivering services across all city neighborhoods, including its recently announced Internet service that will deliver up to 1 Gbps download speeds over the current company network starting later this year.

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