|[January 30, 2013]
Comcast Business Services Offers Hotel Industry an All-in-One Communications Suite
PHILADELPHIA --(Business Wire)--
Comcast (News - Alert), a global media and technology company, today announced Comcast
Business Hospitality, a new product suite consisting of Ethernet,
Internet, video and voice services packaged in one integrated offering
customized for the hospitality industry. Available across its entire
service area, Comcast's new product suite enables hotels and motels to
leverage advanced technology from a single provider to improve the guest
experience, streamline back-office operations and reduce costs.
As the line between business and pleasure continues to blur for many
travelers, seamless connectivity and high-speed Internet access are in
high demand. With Comcast Business Hospitality, hotels and motels can
provide their guests with fast and reliable Internet connectivity,
quality voice services and up to 60 high-definition (HD) channels in
each room - and the services scale quickly to meet growing business
needs, seasonal demands and other peak usage periods.
"The needs of today's modern traveler are changing, and high-performance
connectivity is now just as important as price, location and loyalty
programs when selecting a hotel," said Alexandra Sewell, senior director
of Hospitality Services and Cross-Segment Verticals, Comcast Business
Services. "Hospitality decision makers must adapt to support this trend,
and Comcast Business Hospitality offers them an easy way to do so by
packaging scalable, cutting-edge technology with a fast and reliable
network - without complicating back-end operations. In an extremely
competitive market, this is a vital business differentiator for hotel
The combination of Comcast's broad portfolio of services,
high-performance network and dedicated hospitality support team make it
uniquely suited to meet the needs of the hospitality industry. Comcast
operates and supports its advanced network, which is separate and
diverse from traditional telecom carrier networks and serves 20 of the
nation's 25 largest markets. The strength and reach of Comcast's
network, which is a result of decades of investments by the company,
provides hotels wit a reliable connection - even across geographically
dispersed properties - and enables them to deliver seamless data, video
and voice services, including:
Business Hospitality Ethernet - Provides fast, reliable and
secure network connectivity and scalable bandwidth from 1 Megabit per
second (Mbps) to 10 Gigabits per second (Gbps). Hospitality
organizations can easily and quickly adjust their bandwidth levels
based on guest demand - often by simply placing a phone call.
Business Hospitality Internet - Offers a range of speeds to
address changing needs, including download speeds of up to 100 Mbps
and upload speeds of up to 10 Mbps. Additionally, the service equips
IT departments with two modems - one for the property's back office
and one for hotel guests - so they can better manage network traffic
and maintain fast browsing speeds for guests surfing the Web.
Business Hospitality TV - Provides quality HD video service
with up to 60 HD channels. Designed specifically for the hospitality
industry, Comcast's HD video services are delivered via a single piece
of equipment that enables property managers to remotely manage video
feeds - simplifying upkeep and maintenance and providing for better
design aesthetics, as set top equipment is no longer required in guest
Business Hospitality Voice - Provides hotel properties with
full-featured phone lines, including call management and other
advanced business functions.
Business Hospitality Trunks - Connects legacy PBX (News - Alert) equipment
with Comcast's advanced IP network, enabling hotels and motels - and
their guests - to experience next-generation voice services. Property
managers can also remain confident that their investments in existing
technology will be protected.
For more information on Comcast Business Hospitality, please visit http://business.comcast.com/enterprise/industry-solutions/hospitality.
About Comcast Business Services
Business Services, a unit of Comcast Cable, provides advanced
communication solutions to help organizations of all sizes meet their
business objectives. Through a modern, advanced network that is backed
by 24/7 technical support, Comcast delivers Business Class Internet, TV
and Voice services for cost-effective, simplified communications
Launched in 2011, the Comcast Business Class Ethernet suite offers
high-performance point-to-point and multi-point Metro Ethernet services
with the capacity to deliver cloud computing, software-as-a-service,
business continuity/disaster recovery and other bandwidth-intensive
applications. Comcast Metro Ethernet services are significantly faster
than standard T1 lines and other legacy technologies, providing scalable
bandwidth from 1 Mbps up to 10 Gigabits-per-second (Gbps) in more than
20 major US markets.
For more information, call 866-429-3085 or visit http://business.comcast.com/enterprise.
About Comcast Cable
Comcast Cable is the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and
phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also
provides these services to businesses. 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.
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