State of Colorado Selects Comcast Business to Deliver High-speed, High-capacity Fiber Optic Network Services Throughout the State

Comcast Business Chosen to Deliver High-capacity Fiber Optic Network Services to State Agencies, Counties, Cities and Schools

DENVER – October 3, 2018 – The State of Colorado Governor’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) recently selected Comcast Business as one of the providers to deliver high-capacity fiber optic services to state agencies in support of their ever-growing business requirements serving the constituents of the State.

"OIT is always exploring opportunities to diversify our service offerings for agency customers to ensure that we meet their business needs," said Suma Nallapati, Secretary of Technology and State Chief Information Officer. "Adding to our portfolio of data and telecommunications services provides us with more options for secure, fast, reliable and affordable solutions."

To meet its complex and critical telecommunications and network business needs, the State of Colorado requires fast, reliable and scalable network services to support statewide agencies. The Governor’s Office of Information Technology facilitates services delivery through oversight, statewide policy, and a suite of statewide, competitively bid telecommunications contracts. OIT’s driving goal is to streamline the negotiations between service operators and state and local agencies, while delivering high availability, technology solutions tailored to meet agencies’ unique needs. Vendor competitiveness also drives maximum cost efficiencies for the State.

“We are extremely proud of the world class broadband network that we’ve built throughout the State of Colorado,” said Rich Jennings, Senior Vice President, Comcast Mountain West Region. “Our network has been purposely-built to power and support government, businesses and residential initiatives that empower the community, a responsibility we take very seriously. We look forward to a great partnership with the State in continuing strong economic development and growth throughout Colorado.”

About The Governor's Office of Information Technology

The Governor's Office of Information Technology (OIT) strives to impact the lives of all Coloradans to create a safer, happier and healthier state. We work to empower the State of Colorado with flexible technology that will drive sustainable and intelligent business decisions. We envision a future where the end-user experience shapes design, and data analytics transform how state government serves its residents.

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 a next-generation network, and backed by 24/7 technical 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 provider of Ethernet services.

About Comcast Cable

Comcast Cable is one of 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 for more information.

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