Midco expands DOCSIS 3.1 gigabit in ND

March 6, 2018
Midco is now offering its Midco Xstream Gig gigabit Internet service in Minot, ND, and 10 surrounding communities. The DOCSIS 3.1-based ...

Midco is now offering its Midco Xstream Gig gigabit Internet service in Minot, ND, and 10 surrounding communities. The DOCSIS 3.1-based service, which is available to both residential and business customers, is now up and running in:

  • Anamoose
  • Burlington
  • Drake
  • Fessenden
  • Glenburn
  • Harvey
  • Lansford
  • Minot Air Force Base
  • Minot
  • Mohall
  • Ruthville
  • Surrey
  • Ward County

The 1 Gbps service was first launched in Fargo, ND, last March, followed by other deployments in the Dakotas and Minnesota, most recently in and around Williston, ND, in December. Early deployments have used CCAP gear from Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO) and modems from ARRIS (NASDAQ:ARRS) and Hitron Technologies. Midco plans to add other vendors' DOCSIS 3.1 modems as they become available.

The company says Xstream Gig is now available to more than 80% of its customers.

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