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Comcast increasing Internet speeds

...plan will increase to 20-25 Mbps, downstream and to about 5 Mbps, upstream.Customers will need to restart their cable modems to activate the new speeds. The new features are available to customers at no additional cost.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-03-26/comcast-inc
Getting digital life in order can save money

...Hulu and buy the occasional show from Amazon or Apple's iTunes.I also reduced my Internet charges by buying my own cable modem on eBay for about $20. Rental charges would have run $3.95 a month, or more than that one-time purchase after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2013-06-14/getting-digital-life-order-can-save
WiMAX kicks up Internet powers

...Internet video and even TV. Industry analysts speculate that if WiMAX takes off, it could bring high-speed service to millions of people who do no have access to, or can't afford, traditional broadband service such as DSL and cable modem.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/01/met_193015.shtml
Metro
Middle class jumps on broadband as price falls

...Research said DSL has now overtaken cable modems in popularity among middle-income households, though cable modems still make up the majority of home...that figure probably underreported cable modems slightly. Leichtman said that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/29/bus_83309.shtml
Business
News you can use

...dinosaur exhibit in the Knox Gallery at Fort Discovery opens to the public today and will run through Oct. 30. (DSL or cable modem, Windows Media Player). // (The above three lines should be joined as one line. // They have been split for formatting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/25/met_456934.shtml
Metro | Augusta State University
Agency looks at DSL service

...company is trying to compete with the growing use of cable modems in Internet connections. "The issue we need to focus...high-speed Internet access, while 407,000 used cable modems, according to the Federal Communications Commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/01/bus_441473.shtml
Business
Cruise industry embracing technology that may soon bring cell phones to ships

...passengers at 128 to 256 kilobits per second, faster than dial-up but below broadband connections such as DSL and cable modems. Passengers can Web surf in designated Internet cafes, and many ships have wireless access points at spots around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/26/liv_423296.shtml
Life & style
Qwest becomes first Bell to offer residential voice over IP service

...using a special phone or a regular phone connected to an adaptor device. The phone or adaptor is connected to a DSL or cable modem at the customer's home. In a traditional phone call, calls are converted to electronic signals that traverse an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/11/bus_390370.shtml
Business
Source: AOL plans no-frills Internet service

...dial-up services like those offered by United Online Inc. and Earthlink Inc., but also to much faster DSL and cable-modem services that in some cases have fallen below $30 a month because of competition. Mark Goldston, the head of United...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/15/bus_397182.shtml
Business
G4 looks to build on strong first year as video game channel

...online. Comcast hopes G4 will building interest in online gaming, which in turn could stimulate demand for high-speed cable modem service. Profits from that source could far outweigh G4's advertising revenue, said Matthew Harrigan, an analyst...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/16/tel_378663.shtml
Television