Qwest is apparently quietly rolling out its 20 Mbps broadband service in select markets. BroadbandReports.com is reporting that the new broadband tier is being marketed on Qwest’s website, and also includes a somewhat slower 12 Mbps tier as well. The 20 Mbps broadband tier is priced at $105/month, or $130/month when bundled with a landline. The 12 Mbps tier is priced at $52/month, or $77/month when bundled with a landline.
The new Qwest broadband tiers are a part of Qwest’s $300 million FTTN network upgrade. It’s a far cry from the billions that their larger telco brethren are spending to become triple play capable. Qwest maintains that their partnership with DirecTV is the best triple play path to pursue. They intend to deliver these new broadband tiers to 1.5 million customers by 2010.