Philadelphia (PRESS RELEASE – August 14, 2011) – Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK), one of the nation’s leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services, recently announced a new Chamber and Trade Association Referral Program as part of an ongoing strategy to help small businesses through advanced communications solutions. Specifically, Comcast is partnering with Chambers of Commerce and select trade associations to offer their members discounts on select tiers of Comcast Business Class Internet and Comcast Business Class Voice products.
“We recognize the importance of small businesses in our local communities and remain dedicated to helping them increase productivity though our Business Class suite of products,” said Terry Connell, Senior Vice President, Comcast Business Services. “We’re pleased to have the opportunity to partner with the chambers and trade associations on this new program and provide their members with valuable savings on the cutting-edge technology that will ultimately improve their bottom line.”
Customers who sign up through their Chamber of Commerce or trade association can receive a 16 percent discount on Comcast’s Business Class Premium service and get speeds up to 22 Mbps download/5 Mbps upload for $85 per month. Alternatively, they can choose Comcast’s Business Class Deluxe Internet service, which provides speeds up to 100 Mbps download/10 Mbps upload for $160 per month, a discount of 15 percent off regular pricing. Comcast Business Class Internet is a comprehensive business solution that includes Cloud Services by Microsoft (valued at more than $500), a world-class productivity suite that combines Windows SharePoint and Microsoft Outlook email powered by Microsoft Exchange Server for no additional fee. In addition, Comcast’s Internet service includes Norton Business Suite software (up to a $490 retail value), which helps protect up to 25 PCs from viruses and spyware. There are a range of other website hosting, design features and options available as well.
As part of the program, businesses can also receive Business Class Voice full-featured phone lines for $29.95 per month (minimum two lines required). Comcast Business Class Voice service is a reliable business phone service that offers the best in call clarity, with services traveling across Comcast’s own private network. With unlimited local and long distance calling, advanced call management tools and innovative and flexible voice mail options all included, Business Class Voice has the features that businesses need to stay connected and be more competitive.
As an added value, participating chambers and trade associations will have access to seminars, whitepapers and other business-building resources for their members.
About Comcast Business Services
Comcast Business Services, a unit of Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK), provides advanced communication solutions to help organizations of all sizes meet their business objectives. Through a modern, company-owned fiber network that is backed by 24/7 technical support, Comcast delivers Business Class Internet, TV and Voice services for cost-effective, simplified communications management.