Comcast Business Awarded Enterprise Application of the Year for Hospitality at MEF 2018

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Comcast Business today announced it won the Enterprise Application of
the Year for Hospitality award from the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF),
highlighting how the Company’s high-performance Ethernet services are
allowing San
Francisco’s Hotel VIA
to deliver an unprecedented personalized
hospitality experience. Award winners were recognized at the MEF18
global networking event held last week in Los Angeles, California.

The 2018 MEF Awards program recognizes service, application, technology,
and professional excellence in the global community committed to
delivering innovative solutions that are optimized for the digital
economy. The prestigious Awards program, now in its 13th year, is the
largest in the world focused on emerging dynamic network services
powered by Lifecycle Service Orchestration (LSO), Software-Defined
Networking (SDN), Network Functions Virtualization (NFV),
Software-Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN), and Ethernet
technologies. Comcast Business was nominated for its service,
application and technology innovation and excellence across multiple
awards categories.

“We’re honored to be recognized as a leader in so many categories by the
MEF. Every day, companies across the country rely on our solutions and
our gig-speed network to power their success and growth,” said Kevin
O’Toole, Sr. Vice President, Comcast Business. “With Comcast Business
Ethernet, Hotel VIA gained greater bandwidth, faster service and the
necessary support to confidently manage the needs of their diverse
clientele. We celebrate and share this recognition from the MEF with the
Hotel VIA team and look forward to serving their needs for many years to

Comcast Business equipped Hotel VIA with a MEF CE 2.0 Certified 5
Gbps Ethernet Dedicated Internet service to power a Passive Optical LAN
throughout the premises enabling guests and employees to access the
internet anytime, anywhere on hotel property. With this secure and
efficient network solution, guests are able to connect an unlimited
number of devices and have instant access to high-speed data, voice and

“MEF received countless submissions this year from innovative companies
showcasing transformative services and technologies,” said Nan Chen,
President, MEF. “We are thrilled to see all of the excellent work from
dozens of companies and thought leaders who are helping accelerate the
industry transition to assured services orchestrated across automated
networks. We are pleased to congratulate Comcast Business and all of
this year’s award winners.”

Judges for the 2018 MEF Awards include global and regional senior
analysts from ACG Research, ATLANTIC-ACM, Battle Green Research,
Dell’Oro, Frost Sullivan, Futuriom, IHS Markit, Ovum, and Vertical
Systems, along with independent judges.

About Comcast Business

Comcast Business offers Ethernet, Internet, Wi-Fi, Voice, TV and Managed
Enterprise Solutions to help organizations of all sizes transform their
business. Powered by an advanced network, and backed by 24/7 customer
support, Comcast Business is one of the largest contributors to the
growth of Comcast Cable. Comcast Business is the nation’s largest cable
provider to small and mid-size businesses and has emerged as a force in
the Enterprise market; recognized over the last two years by leading
industry associations as one of the fastest growing providers of
Ethernet services.

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