Remember the DOCSIS 3.0-based wideband cable modem demoed by Comcast boss Brian Roberts at The Cable Show ’07—you know, the one that downloaded 55mln words in less than 4min? Well, contrary to a popular ad campaign, perhaps what happens in Vegas can escape the city: Comcast plans to complete a DOCSIS 3.0 infrastructure in 20% of its footprint by the end of next year, according to Light Reading. The MSO’s CTO Tony Werner dropped the news Wed during the CableNEXT conference in CA, although he failed to disclose what markets will be among the 1st to receive broadband speeds greater than 100Mbps.

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