Watchdog Backs Comcast Speed Claims, But Urges More Info

Law360, New York (September 17, 2013, 2:25 PM EDT) -- An advertising industry self-regulator on Monday pushed Comcast Cable Communications LLC to clarify advertisements comparing the speed of its Internet service to rival CenturyLink, but held that the company could nonetheless support its overall superior speed claims.

The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus said CenturyLink had failed to make a convincing case that Comcast’s claims that its Xfinity Internet service is faster than CenturyLink’s are invalid, but suggested Comcast make clear which of its service packages were being compared in those...
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