Agreement Brings Reliable and Scalable Networking Capabilities to Rapidly-growing Coworking Community and High-tech Accelerator
PHILADELPHIA – December 13, 2016 – Comcast Business today announced that it has been named the exclusive network services provider for Tigerlabs, a rapidly-growing coworking community in Princeton, New Jersey. In addition to innovative cloud-based voice and TV solutions, all participants receive access to a 1 Gigabit-per-second (Gbps) Ethernet Dedicated Internet line from Comcast Business capable of scaling up to 10 Gbps of network capacity.
Strategically located directly between New York City and Philadelphia, Tigerlabs offers a fun and collaborative coworking environment for entrepreneurs and startups across a broad range of sectors, including digital health, financial services, Internet of Things (IoT), advertising and media, education and enterprise. With more than 100 members representing 60 different companies in its coworking community, Tigerlabs also offers a separate six-month accelerator program that provides financial resources, mentorship opportunities, access to leading decision makers, shared office space and a host of other perks for early-stage software companies.
“At Tigerlabs, we provide the space, community and services entrepreneurs need to be productive. Being able to offer fast and reliable Ethernet and Wi-Fi services allows them to do things faster while also connecting with industry visionaries, investors and potential customers who can help take their businesses to the next level,” said Trish Ryan, managing director of Tigerlabs. “Comcast Business is giving our members a robust network infrastructure that, when paired with the educational and financial resources we already offer, will help them make their mark on the world.”
In addition to a 1 Gbps Ethernet Dedicated Internet service from Comcast Business that supports the organization’s internal and external network activity and Wi-Fi service, Tigerlabs members have access to Comcast Business VoiceEdge™, an easy-to-use, cloud-based voice and unified communications solution that keeps entrepreneurs connected with HD-quality voice service and innovative features like a mobile app, telephony toolbar and “be anywhere” call forwarding. Comcast Business TV services are also located in both the conference room and kitchenette area.
“Many of today’s most successful enterprises came on the scene as startups, which is why it’s so important to us to establish relationships with organizations like Tigerlabs that support entrepreneurs in dreaming big and achieving their goals,” said David Dombroski, vice president for Comcast Business, Freedom Region. “We are committed to small businesses and proactively invest in our network so they have access to the tools and technologies that can bring their innovative ideas to the next level.”
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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 www.comcastcorporation.com for more information.