Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is launching new ultra-high-speed internet service in Houston and other cities as the battle to offer the fastest service continues.

Philadelphia-based Comcast’s new residential service will offer speeds up to 1 gigabit-per-second using DOCSIS 3.1 technology and the company’s existing network infrastructure. The service requires a new cable modem compatible with DOCSIS 3.1 and will cost $159.99 without a contract.

The company also announced the service in a variety…

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Comcast offering gigabit internet service for Houston residents