This site is part of the Global Exhibitions Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 3099067.

Informa
Comcast Introduces Metro Ethernet Services for Businesses
May 16, 2011 - News
Comments

Comcast Corp. on Monday introduced Metro Ethernet services as part of a strategy to expand its portfolio of business services to meet the requirements of larger customers.

The Metro Ethernet services are targeted at midsized businesses between 20 and 500 employees and geared for customers with multiple locations and high bandwidth needs.

Philadelphia-based Comcast said the services are available over the company’s fiber-based IP network in more than 20 major U.S. markets, and the company plans to expand into additional markets “in the months ahead."

Comcast said it offers three different classes of service and delivers bandwidth from 1 Mbps up to 10 Gbps. Bandwidth can be remotely scaled in increments of 1 Mbps, 10 Mbps, 100 Mbps or 1 Gbps. 

“Metro Ethernet is quickly overtaking T1 and other legacy services as the preferred technology for business communications," said Bill Stemper, president of Comcast Business Services. “Just as broadband supplanted dial-up in consumers’ homes, our new Metro Ethernet services are designed to help businesses compete and win using our fast and scalable digital platform."

The Metro Ethernet services are available in the following markets: Atlanta; Baltimore; Boston; Chicago; Denver; Detroit; Harrisburg, Pa.; Hartford; Houston; Indianapolis; Jacksonville; Miami; Nashville; State of New Jersey; Oakland; Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Portland; Sacramento; Salt Lake City; San Francisco; San Jose; Seattle; Washington, D.C., and western New England.

Comments
comments powered by Disqus
Related News
News
Channel partners should take note of the new alliance.
News
Find out who’s now in charge at the telecom and cloud distributor.
News
The master agency will distribute wholesale and SMB services through its 1,500 partners.