Comcast Biz launches 4G wireless Internet backup

Comcast Business (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has launched Connection Pro, an automatic 4G wireless backup Internet connection. Connection Pro is a ...

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Comcast Business (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has launched Connection Pro, an automatic 4G wireless backup Internet connection. Connection Pro is a Business Internet add-on intended to provide small businesses nationwide an automatic 4G LTE cellular backup to keep essential business functions going during outages caused by power failure or network disruption.

In the event of an internet or network disruption, Connection Pro automatically connects to the stronger of two redundant wireless networks, allowing small businesses to power their essential business functions - such as point of sale systems, back office connections, email and cloud-based applications - for up to eight hours.

"Internet connectivity is critical for any business. Losing their connection - even shortly - can be disruptive," said Jeff Lewis, vice president, Data Product Management, Comcast Business. "Comcast Business understands that businesses need a redundant backup solution to help stay connected and provide greater peace of mind in the event of a power or Internet outage. Only Comcast Business Connection Pro gives small businesses the connectivity they need during an outage."

Connection Pro is available to Business Internet customers for an additional $29.95 per month with a term agreement. Comcast Business Connection Pro includes:

  • Automatic 4G LTE backup across the stronger of two redundant wireless networks
  • A backup battery that provides up to eight hours of power
  • An online portal that allows customers to monitor their service status
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