Shaw Communications announced today that, over the next month, it will be increasing the upload and download speed of its Extreme Internet service. Speeds for it other internet service plans remain unchanged.

Upload speeds will increase from 1 megabit per second (1 Mbps) to 2.5 Mbps while download speeds will increase from 15 Mbps to 25 Mbps.

The plan's 100GB per month bandwidth cap will remain the same.

Beginning today - April 20th - all new Extreme customers will be provisioned at the new service level. Existing customers will be upgraded to the higher speeds over the course of the next 30 days.

The Shaw Extreme Internet service is $59.00 per month with discounts available if you bundle it with other Shaw services.

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