|[February 12, 2014]
Comcast Business Named Fastest Growing Company Ranked on Vertical Systems Group's Year-End 2013 U.S. Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD
PHILADELPHIA --(Business Wire)--
Comcast (News - Alert) Business today announced that it was named the fastest growing
Ethernet provider on Vertical Systems Group's 2013
U.S. Carrier Ethernet LEADERBOARD. Comcast is ranked in eighth
position on the research firm's latest LEADERBOARD based on year-end
2013 U.S. business Ethernet port share results. Vertical Systems Group
is recognized worldwide as a leading market research firm and its
LEADERBOARD is the industry's foremost benchmark for measuring Ethernet
provider market presence based on billable retail port installations.
This latest industry recognition of Comcast's Ethernet market momentum
follows the company being named the Metro Ethernet Forum's (MEF (News - Alert)) Service
Provider of the Year in its 2013 Carrier Ethernet Awards for
North America. The MEF also announced last year that Comcast Business
was the first service provider in the world to achieve MEF CE
2.0 Certification, an industry milestone.
As the only new entrant on the LEADERBOARD, Comcast Business has
capitalized on businesses moving to Ethernet with significant customer
traction across a number of key vertical markets in the past year,
Healthcare - hospitals, clinics and physician networks such as Utah
Cancer Specialists, Inspira
Health Network and Grady
Health System are using Comcast Business Ethernet to drive digital
healthcare initiatives like telemedicine and electronic medical
Professional Sports - teams across multiple sports, including
Athletics and Denver
Broncos, are adding Comcast Business Ethernet to their rosters for
more scalable Internet access to support staff, media and a more
connected game day experience for fans.
Hospitality - hotels, property management firms, bars and
restaurants such as McMenamins,
Hospitality Group, Raymond
Management Company and Hawthorn
Suites are installing Comcast Business Ethernet to deliver a
better guest experience.
Incubators and tech hubs - business incubators, tech hubs and
business communities, including Cambridge
Innovation Center, 1776
(Washington, D.C.) and Pease
International Tradeport, are upgrading to Comcast Business
Ethernet to provide a scalable technology platform to support growing
"Our deep network reach, extensive service availability and proactive
customer support down to the premises all have made Comcast Business
Ethernet the�choice for enterprise customers looking for a flexible,
scalable and cost-effective network solution," said Scott Cassell,
senior director, Product Management, Comcast Business. "As our Ethernet
business continues to accelerate, we look forward to providing even more
customers with an alternative to slower technologies from legacy
Delivered over the company's next-generation, all-IP network that is in
20 of the 25 largest markets in 39 states and Washington, D.C., the
Comcast Business Ethernet portfolio includes Ethernet
Private Line, Ethernet
Virtual Private Line, Ethernet
Network Services and Ethernet
Dedicated Internet services delivered over fiber and Hybrid Fiber
Coax (HFC) at speeds from 1 Mbps to 10 Gbps.
About Comcast Business
Comcast Business, a unit of Comcast Cable, provides advanced
communication solutions to help organizations of all sizes meet their
business objectives. Through a next-generation network that is backed by
24/7 technical support, Comcast delivers Business Internet, Ethernet, TV
and a full portfolio of Voice services for cost-effective, simplified
For more information, call 866-429-3085.
Follow us on Twitter (News - Alert) @ComcastBusiness
and on other social media networks at http://business.comcast.com/social.
About Comcast Cable
Comcast Cable is the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and
phone provider to businesses and residential customers. Comcast has
invested in technology to build an advanced network that delivers among
the fastest broadband speeds, and brings customers personalized video,
communications and home management offerings. Comcast Corporation
(Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) is a global media and technology company. Visit www.comcastcorporation.com
for more information.
About Vertical Systems Group
Vertical Systems Group is recognized worldwide as a leading market
research and strategic consulting firm specializing in defensible
quantification of the networking industry. For more information see www.verticalsystems.com.
Follow us on Twitter @VerticalSys.
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