What download speed is right for you?

Indulge in super speed and have a great online experience, whether you're browsing the web, shopping, or streaming your favorite movies and shows.

1-2 Devices at a Time

Up to 10 mbps
  • Light streaming
  • Surfing the web
  • Downloading music

3-5 Devices at a Time

22 to 55 MBPS
  • Average streaming
  • Stream, download shows
  • Download music and photos

6-8 Devices at a Time

70 to 100 MBPS
  • Multi-device streaming
  • Download shows quickly
  • Download large files

9-11 Devices at a Time

150 to 200 MBPS
  • Download shows in seconds
  • Multi-device HD streaming
  • Good for multiplayer gaming

12+ Devices at a Time

250 to 350 MBPS
  • Heavy usage activities
  • Extreme speed
  • Great for multiplayer gaming
Gig Speeds


Perfect for today's ultra-connected, smart household, providing the ultimate WiFi experience with speeds up to 1 GB.

Internet speed basics

The speed of data, as it travels from the Internet to your computer, is measured in megabits per second (Mbps). Different activities require different speeds.

Factors That Affect Your Speed


Download speeds refers to the rate that data is transferred from the Internet to your computer, like downloading a video from email.

PING (ms)

Ping is the reaction time of your connection, or how fast you get a response after you've sent out a request. A fast ping is necessary for multiplayer video games. 


Upload speed is the rate that data is transferred from your computer to the Internet, like posting a picture to social media.

Top Factors That Affect Your Speed

Top Factors That Affect Your Speed



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Top Factors That Affect Your Speed

Top Factors That Affect Your Speed

Number of devices


When everyone in your household is online at the same time, can your home WiFi keep up? Check your current speed and upgrade if necessary, especially if you’re gaming, streaming, or using several devices simultaneously. 
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Top Factors That Affect Your Speed

Top Factors That Affect Your Speed

Placement matters


Placement of your gateway should be in a central area to minimize interference. The distance between your device (e.g. smartphone, tablet, etc.) and your gateway can also slow you down. Even things like home construction or where you live (home or apartment) can affect performance.

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    * Included in XFINITY Internet service of 25 mbps or above at no additional cost. ‘Best in-home WiFi’ claim based on March 2016 study by Allion Test Labs, Inc. of router performance. ‘Fastest Internet and best in-home WiFi’ compares XFINITY Gigabit service and fastest available download/upload speeds from competitive providers.  WiFi claim based on XFINITY Gigabit service, router coverage and speed on 5 GHz band.

    * Not all services and features available in all areas. Limited to Economy Plus service to a single outlet and requires subscription to either to XFINITY Digital TV or Voice service at regular rates. Pricing subject to change. Equipment, installation, and taxes extra. Actual speeds vary and are not guaranteed. Based on the top 10% download speeds of Internet service providers reported at Actual speeds vary. Speedtest is a trademark of Ookla, LLC. Used under license. Not all features, including Constant Guard™ Protection Suite, are available with Macintosh systems. 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee applies to one month’s recurring service charge and standard installation up to $500. Call for restrictions and complete details. © 2016 Comcast. All rights reserved. Norton is a trademark of Symantec Corporation. CONSTANT GUARD™ and associated logos are trademarks or federally registered trademarks of Comcast Corporation. 
    Based on April 2013 study by Allion Test Labs, Inc. 'Reliably fast' claim: FCC, ‘Measuring Broadband America, July.
    Used under license from Fastest ISPs 2011.

    Top Ten Reviews rates XFINITY® Internet 9.6/10! As reviewed by Nicole Tripp.