Comcast has doubled Internet speed at no additional cost for Connecticut customers on Xfinity Blast and Extreme 50 data tiers.

The Blast service will go from a 25 megabit downstream speed to 50 megabits with uploads increasing from 4 megabits per second to 10. Customers on the Extreme tier will see their speeds go from 50 megabits per second to a whopping 105, with upstream speeds at 20 megabits per second (up from 10). The speed changes come at no additional cost to those customers. Speeds and prices for lower tiers will remain the same.

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Lon Seidman is the host and producer of “Lon.TV,” a consumer technology video show that is on a number of platforms including YouTube and Amazon. He creates in-depth, consumer-friendly product reviews and commentary. His YouTube channel has over 300,000 subscribers and more than 100 million views.

In addition to being a full-time content creator, Lon is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Hartford (his alma mater) where he teaches a course in entrepreneurial content creation.

Prior to becoming a full-time creator, Lon was a partner at The Safety Zone, his family’s business that manufactures gloves and safety equipment. The company has locations around the globe and employs over 200 people worldwide. The Safety Zone was acquired by the Genuine Parts Corporation in 2016.

Lon is also active in public service, serving as the Chairman of the Essex Board of Education, a member of the Region 4 Board of Education, and as the Secretary / Treasurer of the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education. He was endorsed by both Democrats and Republicans for his re-election in 2021.

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