In today's spotlight, FierceTelecom takes a look at an announcement from Comcast Business that it has won a Schedule 70 contract from the General Services Administration.
The time to innovate couldn't be any more pressing for the wireline telecom industry as traditional operators look to shut down 100-year-old TDM networks and transition to all-IP infrastructure. FierceTelecom profiles eight up-and-coming executives meeting the demands of a changing landscape.
In today's spotlight, FierceTelecom profiles eight up-and-coming executives in the wireline segment of the telecom industry.
Comcast may have been one of the last major cable MSOs to enter the business services space, but its bid to acquire fellow cable operator Time Warner Cable will make it an even more dominant force in the traditionally underserved mid-sized market.
Comcast has won a new contract to provide the San Francisco 49ers a 10G Ethernet connection and cloud-based voice service, a deal that illustrates its growing presence in the sports team market segment, reports FierceCable.
Comcast has put the final touches on a fiber network expansion into Renton, Wash., as a way to appeal to more business customers that are looking for new sources for Ethernet services.
Comcast said it completed expansion of a fiber network to commercial Renton, Wash., a move that it hopes will help it sell Ethernet and broadband Internet access to business customers.
The State of Delaware and cloud service provider IPR have introduced the Wilmington Network Access Point, a statewide fiber- and cloud-based network built with partners such as Windstream and Comcast Business to provide services to local businesses.
Businesses that buy Comcast's cloud-based VoiceEdge product will be able to make "HD-quality" video calls using apps it has developed for Apple iOS and Google Android smartphones and tablets, the company said Thursday.
Comcast said this week that it installed a 100 Mbps Ethernet connection for a commercial customer in Connecticut which helps aerospace manufacturer Pratt & Whitney build jet engine parts using 3D printing technology.