[SOLVED] How to Fix If Comcast Internet Is Down in My Area

If you’re using Comcast as an Internet service provider, you are probably familiar with this query: “is Comcast Internet down in my area”. Whether it’s the home Internet or the public WiFi hotspots, Comcast’s extensive infrastructure is prone to some hiccups. Some of you would think this is not a big issue if it drops for a few minutes only. … Read More

Is Comcast Internet Down? Learn How to Fix and Get Online

Comcast is one of the biggest Internet service provider in the US. They’ve got plenty of infrastructure, both wired and wireless, through the Xfinity WiFi hotspots. As with any ISP, the Comcast internet service goes down. You’d think this is not a big issue if it drops for a few minutes. But even so, think about the effects of Comcast Internet … Read More

How to Fix Comcast Internet Packet Loss and High Latency

Are you using bandwidth-intensive applications such as online gaming, streaming or VoIP calls? In these situations, extreme or even intermittent packet loss is your enemy. This is usually generated by network congestion. You will surely recognize the presence of packet loss while streaming on Twitch or playing Fortnite when you’re dropping frames and you get choppy video due to bitrate fluctuations. Comcast … Read More

What to Do When Comcast Internet Is Down

You know your Channel Bonding software is good—like really, really good—when Comcast internet service goes down for eight hours and no one in your office notices. This was the case yesterday at Speedify’s Philadelphia HQ. The entire team was hard at work, pushing Git commits, designing new UI elements, and writing blog posts. Little did we know, our ISP, Comcast … Read More

Speedify Brings Comcast "xfinitywifi" Zombie Hotspots Back to Life

By mikeh Managing Wi-Fi on my smartphone is annoying. At home, I use Wi-Fi to get fast Internet without using my monthly cellular data. But when I leave the house, my Wi-Fi radio is still on, auto-connecting to known networks. Very often, that network will be a Comcast “xfinitywifi” free Wi-Fi hotspot, and that’s where the trouble starts. These Xfinity … Read More

Is There a Hidden Cost to your Xfinity Router?

With the hopes of creating a nationwide public WiFi network, Comcast has been pushing new Xfinity WiFi routers into its customers’ homes that broadcast a public wireless network in addition to the home Internet connection. It’s an interesting idea that has been embraced by some, but has raised questions about security with others. As a bandwidth-obsessed engineer, my immediate inclination … Read More