Comcast Business Announces $ 28 Million Investment to Expand Fiber-Rich Broadband Network in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, DC and West Virginia

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Extends high-capacity network to previously unserved businesses capable of delivering speeds of up to 100 gigabits per second and other advanced services

Posted: October 6, 2021 at 9:11 a.m. EDT|Update: 1 hour ago

BALTIMORE, October 6, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Comcast Business today announced a two-year contract, $ 28 million investing in a major expansion of its advanced, fiber-rich network throughout its Beltway region of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC, and West Virginia. The construction includes $ 13 million invested in 2020 and $ 15 million in projects underway or planned for 2021, extending high-performance Ethernet, the Internet, advanced voice solutions and more to nearly 7,000 additional companies.

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When completed, Comcast Business will have incurred a total of over $ 110 million in local network extensions since 2015, benefiting nearly 35,000 of the region’s largest companies and organizations.

Network expansion offers speeds of up to 1 gigabit per second (Gbit / s) for small and medium businesses and up to 100 Gbit / s for large businesses and will quickly bring new customers online with advanced services, including fast business Wi-Fi. for employees and guests, cybersecurity solutions, 4G LTE backup, professional TV and more. In addition, businesses of all sizes will now have access to a comprehensive portfolio of Comcast Business products and services to help meet daily demands that require large amounts of bandwidth, by linking multiple sites or branches or connecting offices to locations. third. data centers.

The latest extension deploys new fiber optic cable or densifies existing fiber services in the following areas:

  • Delaware: Georgetown, ocean view, Rehoboth Beach and Smyrna
  • Maryland: East Shore, Frederick and Montgomery County
  • Virginia: Ashburn, Dulles, Harrisonburg, Leesburg, Lynchburg and Richmond; planned investments include In front of Royal, Tyson’s Corner and Warrenton
  • Washington DC
  • West Virginia: Huntington and Martinsbourg

“The investment in Comcast’s infrastructure in Virginia supports our business community and helps us attract new businesses to the Commonwealth, ”said Brian ball, Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Commerce.

Ed rowan, Senior Director of Comcast Business Operations in the Comcast Beltway region, noted, “The ability to offer both a diversity of networks and operators is becoming increasingly important to foster economic development and transformation. Connectivity is at the heart of this and, more than ever, is an integral part of growing businesses and preparing for the future. Our Comcast Beltway Network Extensions are the latest example of the significant technology investments we have made to increase the availability of our multi-Gigabit Ethernet services that will help drive economic development, transform our local communities and to better meet the needs of the next generation. capacity needs across the region. “

About Comcast Business
Comcast Business offers a suite of connectivity, communications, networking, cybersecurity, wireless and managed solutions to help organizations of different sizes prepare for the future. Powered by the country’s largest Gig broadband network and backed by 24/7 customer support, Comcast Business is the country’s largest cable provider for small and medium-sized businesses and a leading service provider on the business market. Comcast Business has always been recognized by analysts and industry associations as a leader and innovator, and one of the fastest growing Ethernet service providers.

For more information, call 866-429-3085. Follow us on Twitter @ComcastBusiness and on other social networks at http://business.comcast.com/social.

About Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company that connects people at important times. We are primarily focused on broadband, aggregation and streaming with 57 million customer relationships across United States and Europe. We offer broadband, wireless and video through our Xfinity, Comcast Business and Sky brands; create, distribute and stream premier entertainment, sports and news through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, Universal Studio Group, Sky Studios, NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, multiple cable networks, Peacock, NBCUniversal News Group, NBC Sports, Sky News and Air Sports; and provide memorable experiences at Universal Parks and Resorts at United States and Asia. Visit www.comcastcorporation.com for more information.

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