Insight CEO Michael Willner stopped by’s message boards this week to give speed junkies an update on the MSO’s plans for raising data rates. The final testing phase will likely continue this month, with a goal to implement the increase next month (no word on how fast, but the Website expects about 10Mbps downstream). Upstream speeds will also see a "significant" increase, said Willner’s post. The Insight chief also used a post-script to answer a burning question on the boards—what type of Internet service does he have at home: Time Warner Cable’s RoadRunner with a newer generation Linksys wireless router. "All in all, I’m a happy camper," Willner wrote, after describing some of the speed fluctuations he experiences.

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