Comcast Business is posing a new threat to local incumbent telco Verizon, announcing that it is now offering its Ethernet services suite throughout 10 New York communities in Putnam, Dutchess and Westchester counties.
Comcast Business is leveraging the expanded capabilities of its Ethernet fiber networks to deliver up to 10 gigabits per second (Gbps) broadband throughput to underserved commercial areas in Kent, Wash., and 400 Mbps to a boutique hotel in Livermore, Calif.
Comcast Business is enabling Supercuts to improve its operational efficiencies and its interaction with customers in 33 locations in southeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey with a set of business Internet, voice and video services.
Although it's unlikely they'll be unveiling any "Brian Roberts Slept Here" signs, Choice Hotels has given Comcast Business a thumbs up as a "qualified technology provider" that can be used by any of the company's 5,000 franchise properties in the U.S.
Comcast Business has deepened its fiber footprint in Texas, announcing that it has extended facilities into Baytown's Cedar Crossing Industrial Park.
Cox Business has joined the growing group of service providers that have received the Metro Ethernet Forum's Carrier Ethernet (CE) 2.0 certification, a designation that further advances the MSO's position in the Ethernet services market.
Comcast Business continues to expand the reach of its on-net fiber and the latest extension into Valley Business Park in Pleasanton, Calif., is another example of that trend.
Comcast is providing its business customers with something many of its residential customers already have--a dual-signal gateway--and simultaneously boosting its own public Wi-Fi footprint.
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.