Alan Diaz, Deseret News
A Comcast sign in Hialeah, Fla. on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. Comcast announced Tuesday it is increasing the speed of its internet service packages for existing Utah customers at no additional cost.

SALT LAKE CITY — Comcast announced Tuesday it is increasing the speed of its internet service packages for existing Utah customers at no additional cost.

According to a statement from the company, speed increases will vary based on current speed subscriptions. The majority will see an increase of 50 megabits per second. New and existing customers can expect to experience enhanced speeds this month.

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“Increasing Wi-Fi speeds gives us the opportunity to enhance the overall customer experience,” Bryan Thomas, area vice president of Comcast’s Utah market, said in the statement. “Whether it’s streaming, gaming, shopping or surfing the web, customers need an internet provider that can deliver speed and these increases reflect our commitment to delivering the fastest speeds to our customers.”

To get the increased speeds, most customers will simply need to restart their modems when notified by Comcast that the new speed is available. Comcast will also notify customers who may need to upgrade their modems to receive the increased speeds. Those who own their own modems and need to upgrade them to receive the increased speeds will need to purchase a new one or can lease a new modem from Comcast.