Comcast Intros Metro Ethernet Biz Services

Comcast launched Metro Ethernet services as part of an ongoing strategy to expand its portfolio of business services to meet the requirements of larger customers. Targeted at mid-sized businesses with 20 to 500 employees, Comcast's Metro Ethernet services are no...

Comcast launched Metro Ethernet services as part of an ongoing strategy to expand its portfolio of business services to meet the requirements of larger customers. Targeted at mid-sized businesses with 20 to 500 employees, Comcast's Metro Ethernet services are now available in more than 20 major U.S. markets, with expansion into new markets planned in the months ahead.

Bandwidth is available from 1 Mbps up to 10 Gbps and can be remotely scaled in increments of 1 Mbps, 10 Mbps, 100 Mbps or 1 Gbps. The MSO offers four Metro Ethernet Services:



  • Ethernet Private Line Service: point-to-point connectivity between two customer sites


  • Ethernet Virtual Private Line Service: a point-to-multipoint connection that allows customers to tailor bandwidth, performance characteristics and cost


  • Ethernet Network Service: multipoint-to-multipoint connectivity to connect organizations with high-bandwidth requirements and multiple locations


  • Ethernet Dedicated Internet Access Service: continuous, high-bandwidth connectivity between customers' LANs and the public Internet


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