As part of a system upgrade, Knology’s subscribers in Montgomery, Ala., can now cruise along with DOCSIS 3.0-enabled data speeds at no additional cost.

Current residential and business customers were upgraded to DOCSIS 3.0 as follows: Residential Standard, up to 15 Mbps down/2 Mbps up; Edge, up to 30 Mbps down/5 Mbps up; Business Basic, up to 6 Mbps down/1 Mbps up; Select, up to 16 Mbps down/2 Mbps up.

Knology's existing business customers, and all new business customers, can purchase any of the following levels of service: Basic, up to 8 Mbps down/1 Mbps up; Select, up to 16 Mbps down/2 Mbps up; Business Xtra, up to 22 Mbps down/2 Mbps up; Business Max, up to 30 Mbps down/5 Mbps up; and Business Ultimate, up to 50 Mbps down/5 Mbps up.

Additional features include security enhancements, such as support for 128-bit Advanced Encryption Security (AES), as well as support for IPv6.

"This free upgrade puts Knology of Montgomery Internet customers at the highest level of speed, security and performance," said Art Loescher, general manager for Knology of Montgomery. "DOCSIS 3.0 dramatically adds to the enjoyment level for residential customers and increases productivity for our business customers."

Knology competes against Charter Communications in Montgomery. A recent survey found that Charter was the third-fastest ISP in the nation

DOCSIS 3.0 was previously launched in Knology's Augusta, Ga.; Charleston, S.C.; Columbus, Ga.; Huntsville, Ala.; Knoxville, Tenn.; Panama City, Fla.; and Sioux Falls, S.D., markets.