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    Comcast Business Receives 2017 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award

    Comcast Business VoiceEdge Skype for Business Companion recognized for industry innovation and quality



    PHILADELPHIA, PA – January 30, 2017 – Comcast Business today announced that TMC, a global integrated media company, has named the Comcast Business VoiceEdge Skype for Business Companion as a recipient of a 2017 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Award. These awards recognize the most innovative and highest quality IP communications brought to the market, or updated, in the past year. 

    Comcast’s Skype For Business Companion dynamically provides voice service to customers while using the Skype for Business client. Using click-to-dial, customers can initiate phone calls directly from a Skype for Business contact or within a message window using a Business Voice Edge device. During a call, customers can utilize a range of basic voice features using the Companion app, such as placing a call on hold, call transfer, call resume, moving a call to a new device, looking up caller details using the web, or placing their phone on “do not disturb.” 

    Comcast Business VoiceEdge is a cloud-based, managed phone system designed for smaller and mid-market businesses. It offers a range of unified communications (UC) features and has a mobile app for both IOS and Android devices. 

    “Winning this INTERNET TELEPHONY award reflects our commitment to innovation and developing the highest quality voice products that exceed the needs of our customers,” said John Guillaume, vice president, product management and strategy at Comcast Business. “As organizations become more distributed with remote teleworkers and satellite locations, technology that enables real-time communications is essential to helping businesses collaborate and work more effectively to stay competitive.”

    “It gives me great pleasure to recognize Comcast Business with a Product of the Year Award for 2017. I have always been impressed with their commitment to excellence and innovation,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “In the opinion of our distinguished judges, the Comcast Business VoiceEdge Skype for Business Companion has proven to be among the best IP communications solutions available on the market. I look forward to continued innovation from Comcast Business.” 

    About Comcast Business
    Comcast Business offers Ethernet, Internet, Wi-Fi, Voice and TV solutions to help organizations of all sizes transform their business. Powered by a next-generation, fiber-based 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 Ethernet market; recognized over the last two years by leading industry associations as its fastest growing provider and service provider of the year. 

    For more information, call 866-429-3085. Follow on Twitter @ComcastBusiness and on other social media networks at http://business.comcast.com/social.

    About Comcast Cable
    Comcast Cable is one of the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers 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) is a global media and technology company.  Visit www.comcastcorporation.com for more information.

    About TMC
    Global buyers rely on TMC’s content-driven marketplaces to make purchase decisions and navigate markets. This presents branding, thought leadership and lead generation opportunities for vendors/sellers.

    TMC’s Marketplaces:
    • Unique, turnkey Online Communities boost search results, establish market validation, elevate brands and thought leadership, while minimizing ad-blocking. 
    • Custom Lead Programs uncover sales opportunities and build databases. 
    • In-Person and Online Events boost brands, enhance thought leadership and generate leads.
    • Publications, Display Advertising and Newsletters bolster brand reputations.
    • Custom Content provides expertly ghost-crafted blogs, press releases, articles and marketing collateral to help with SEO, branding, and overall marketing efforts.
    • Comprehensive Event and Road Show Management Services help companies meet potential clients and generate leads face-to-face. 

    For more information about TMC and to learn how we can help you reach your marketing goals, please visit www.tmcnet.com.


    Media contacts:

    Joel Shadle 
    Comcast Business
    215.286.4675

    Jessica Seabrook
    TMC
    Marketing Director 
    203.852.6800, ext. 170
      


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