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Press Release -- July 21st, 2015
Source: Comcast
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Comcast Business Expands Comprehensive Voice Portfolio in Twin Cities with SIP Trunks

Full Voice and Unified Communications Portfolio of Hosted PBX, SIP Trunks, PRI Trunks and Business Voice now available to Businesses of all Sizes

SAINT PAUL, MN July 21, 2015Comcast Business today announced the availability of Comcast Business SIP Trunks in the Twin Cities region. Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Trunking enables scalability and simplified, centralized management of voice services, and complements Comcast’s full voice portfolio, including cloud-based hosted PBX, PRI Trunks and Business Voice offerings.  Now, Comcast Business can deliver voice and unified communications (UC) technologies to large enterprises, as well as providing voice solutions for small- and medium-sized organizations in the Twin Cities region.

According to a report by OneVoice, 65 percent of businesses are currently using SIP, and the number of SIP Trunking users is expected to grow more than five times by 2017.

“Our next-generation voice portfolio is designed to provide every customer with a voice solution that meets the specific needs of their business – from high call quality and reliability to innovative features like a mobile app,” said Jeff Freyer regional vice president for Comcast Business. “The addition of SIP Trunks to the mix in the Twin Cities region will allow local businesses to benefit from the flexibility and cost savings that this technology provides while ensuring that their voice services are a reliable piece of their operations.”

With SIP Trunks added to its voice portfolio, Comcast Business can help customers transition to the latest voice technologies. Comcast Business Trunk Services now support both TDM or IP PBXs and further add value with advanced features for improving business continuity and disaster recovery. Businesses using Comcast voice solutions benefit from built-in quality of service and SLAs, ensuring high availability and call quality.

Comcast Business SIP Trunks is a key addition to the Comcast portfolio of voice services, which include:

  • Business Voice – designed for small businesses
  • Business VoiceEdge – cloud-based hosted PBX for mid-size businesses looking for UC features from a hosted platform
  • PRI Trunks – enables customers to use their existing analog PBX and scale up as needed
  • SIP Trunks – delivers a scalable, cost-effective solution for mid-sized and large companies with existing IP PBXs and multiple locations

About Comcast Corporation:

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK) is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. 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. NBCUniversal operates news, entertainment and sports cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures and Universal Parks and Resorts. Visit www.comcastcorporation.com for more information.

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. Visit www.comcastcorporation.com for more information.

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