Comcast bringing its next-generation Xfinity 10G network to town
April 18, 2023 – Comcast announced today that its officially launching service in Palos Park. Residents throughout the village will have access to Comcast’s full suite of Xfinity services, including gigabit+ internet speeds, and commercial and government entities will have access to the company’s full suite of Comcast Business services. Beginning today, service will roll out in phases across town through the end of spring. Comcast will notify residents by mail when service becomes available at their address.
Services in Palos Park will be delivered over the company’s next-generation Xfinity 10G network, which will enable even smarter, faster and more reliable service; bring wall-to-wall WiFi coverage and support for the burgeoning number of connected devices – ranging from streaming devices and smart speakers to exercise equipment and smart TVs – in people’s homes; and ultimately deliver symmetrical multi-gig speeds.
“The launch of Comcast’s services and its 10G network here ushers in a new digital era in Palos Park,” said Palos Park Mayor John Mahoney. “Our residents, our students and our businesses will have access to state-of-the-art Internet and telecommunications services that rival just about any community anywhere in the country.”
“Connectivity and technology are critical resources for communities in today’s increasingly digital world,” said Palos Park Mayor-elect Nicole Milovich-Waters. “Comcast’s Internet and other services are welcome additions to Palos Park.”
“This is an exciting moment for Comcast,” said Sean McCarthy, Comcast’s Regional Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Initiatives. “We’re not only proud to offer our services in Palos Park, we’re proud to be a part of the fabric of the community and play a role in its economic future.”
Comcast will offer the following Xfinity services to residential customers across Palos Park:
- Xfinity Internet, with gigabit+ speeds available, which includes access to a network of 22 million Xfinity WiFi hotspots in locations across the country;
- Xfinity xFi, which allows high-speed internet customers to personalize and control their in-home Wi-Fi experience;
- Xfinity Flex, a simplified streaming solution for Xfinity Internet customers who choose not to subscribe to traditional cable TV service;
- Xfinity Mobile, Comcast’s mobile phone service, which combines nationwide 5G cellular service with access to millions of Xfinity WiFi hotspots;
- Xfinity X1 entertainment platform and voice remote; and
- Xfinity Home, a total home security and automation solution.
Businesses in Palos Park will also have access to Comcast Business’ full suite of services, including Internet speeds up to 100 Gigabits per second, Ethernet, Advanced Voice, Comcast Business Mobile and a variety of cloud services and other advanced services.
Closing the digital divide
Comcast will also bring its Internet Essentials program to Palos Park. Internet Essentials is a low-cost Internet service available to eligible low-income households with students of all ages, seniors, veterans, people with disabilities and public housing residents enrolled in government assistance programs, ranging from Medicaid and SSI to SNAP. Comcast participates in the federal Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), which provides eligible low-income families up to $30/month toward the cost of their Internet and/or mobile bills. ACP can cover the full cost of Comcast’s Internet Essentials and Internet Essentials Plus service tiers, making them free.
To learn more and sign up to receive alerts from Comcast when services become available at their address, residents and businesses can visit www.xfinity.com/mytown. For more information about Xfinity products and services, visit www.xfinity.com. For more information about Comcast Business products and services, visit www.business.comcast.com.