Excite@Home

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said

RadioShack

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will offer a self-installation kit and cable modem from the provider of Internet services.

Excite@Home said the Quickstart installation kit and cable modem would be a quick and convenient way to obtain broadband Internet service. The company aims to acquire new subscribers and accelerate the adoption of cable broadband Internet service among mass-market consumers through the agreement.

Comcast

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and other Excite@Home cable partners will participate in the agreement. Comcast will be the first to offer the QuickStart installation kit in the fourth quarter, in markets that include Philadelphia, Baltimore, the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, and New Jersey.