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Comcast Business Extends Fiber Network

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NAUGATUCK, Conn. -- Comcast Business today announced that its full portfolio of Ethernet services are now available in four New Haven County communities, including Prospect, Naugatuck, Beacon Falls and Bethany. Capable of bandwidth up to 10 Gigabits-per-second (Gbps), these services are specifically designed for businesses, schools, hospitals and other organizations requiring more capacity, looking to network multiple locations together, or planning to connect their offices to a third-party data center.

All of Comcast’s Ethernet services are delivered over an advanced network that spans 140,000 miles across 39 states and the District of Columbia. Serving 20 of the top 25 U.S. markets, Comcast’s network features a 100 Gbps backbone and expanded local footprint through Ethernet over HFC. Bandwidth is available up to 10 Gbps and can be scaled in increments and offered in three different classes of service, backed by strict service level agreements and monitored 24x7x365 from Comcast’s dedicated Network Operations Centers. Comcast was the first service provider in the world to offer Metro Ethernet Forum CE 2.0 certified Ethernet services and was also the first service provider to achieve all three of the previous CE 1.0 certifications (MEF 9, 14 and 18).

Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK)

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