We're doubling the capabilities of the fastest Internet access available. Now, Mediacom Online is twice as fast, with download speeds up to 3 megabits per second and upstream speeds up to 256 kilobits per second. This upgrade is automatic and will be effective February 1, 2004. All you need to do is sit back and get the low down on the fastest downloads around.
The cynic in me thinks 2 things are happening: 1) They aren't using up all the bandwidth they're paying for. 2) They have customers retention problems. Anyone who actually uses the internet gets frustrated pretty quick with throttled uploads. DSL is starting to be a more viable option in our area. So they have to do something to keep people hooked on the cable modem.