Comcast won't give new speed boost to Internet users who don't buy TV service
Comcast keeps losing TV subscribers, but it has a new way to fight cord cutting.
By Jon Brodkin
As streaming video continues to chip away at cable TV subscriber numbers, Comcast is making some of its Internet speed increases available only to customers that pay for both Internet and video service.
Last week, Comcast announced speed increases for customers in Houston and the Oregon/SW Washington areas. The announcement headlines were "Comcast increases Internet speeds for some video customers."