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Upgrading internet speed solved

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Upgrading internet speed solved

I upgraded my service to 300mbps and noticed it was not any faster.  I got on with someone from Xfinity support.  She supposedly provisioned the modem (it's a Motorola MB8600 which I own), but no results.  I asked her to remove and reprovision the modem, she said she could not do that, I can either rent a new modem from Xfinity (!) or call the manufacturer.

 

Long story short, I went to xfinity.com/activate, went through the activation steps, and blam, 350mbps download when I run speedtest.  I hope this saves someone else wasted time and a headache.