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Qwest Increasing Net Speeds to 40/20 Mbps

Are you a Qwest internet subscriber? Then you'll be pleased to know that Qwest today announced that it is increasing internet speeds using next-generation VDSL2 technology.

Qwest internet subscribers now have the option of download and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps and 20 Mbps, respectfully.

This new product is being offered to qualifying customers at the following prices:

  • Connection speeds of 40 Mbps downstream with 5 Mbps upstream, starting at $99.99 a month for the first 12 months when combined with a qualifying home phone package.
  • Connection speeds of 40 Mbps downstream with 20 Mbps upstream, starting at $109.99 a month for the first 12 months when combined with a qualifying home phone package.
  • An introductory rate of $5 more a month for qualified customers with 7 Mbps, 12 Mbps or 20 Mbps speed tiers who upgrade to 5 Mbps upstream speeds.

Qwest has started to roll out these services on a limited basis in certain locations within its fiber-optic-fast internet footprint, including Denver, Tucson, Salt Lake City, and Minneapolis/St. Paul. In the coming months, Qwest plans to introduce these services to select areas within 23 markets, including markets in New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Washington.

Check Qwest's site for more details.