Comcast Business Services Named 2013 CRN Channel Champion

Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:00pm EDT

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Honored as the Top Vendor in the Best in Network Connectivity Services Category
PHILADELPHIA--(Business Wire)--
Comcast Corporation, a global media and technology company, was named a 2013
Channel Champion by CRN in the category of Best in Network Connectivity Services
at an awards ceremony during the XChange Solution Provider conference on March
12, 2013 in Orlando, Florida. CRN`s annual Channel Champions awards are based on
the results of a series of surveys conducted with top solution providers. The
awards are presented to vendors receiving the best ratings in the areas of
technological satisfaction, support satisfaction and financial benefits. 

The CRN Channel Champions survey is the largest and broadest-based technology
integrator market study in the industry, measuring the overall perceptions of
vendor products and services by IT solution providers. The end result is a list
of the most partner-friendly vendors in the channel, serving as a valuable
resource for technology integrators when evaluating vendors and their programs. 

"This month marks two years since Comcast implemented its channel program, and
this award is validation that our partners recognize our hard work and devotion
to the channel," said Craig Schlagbaum, vice president indirect channels at
Comcast Business Services. "Our channel partners awarded Comcast this honor
because of the company`s strong brand name, its extensive and reliable network
infrastructure and the value of the products and services it offers. In an
extremely competitive market, the CRN Channel Champions distinction sets us
apart from other vendors by recognizing Comcast`s cutting-edge technology,
reliable support and superior value, and it demonstrates to the industry that
our partners consider us a best-in-class network service provider." 

"To receive a Channel Champion award is a distinct honor," said Kelley Damore,
senior vice president and editorial director, CRN. "The win is a testament to a
vendor`s dedication to supporting and maintaining a strong channel program. As
such, this award is a direct result of their ability to develop and grow solid,
mutually beneficial relationships with partners. We congratulate these leading
technology vendors on this recognition." 

A sample list of Channel Champions award winners and the related study will be
published in the April 2013 issue of CRN magazine and online at www.CRN.com. 

About Comcast Business

Comcast Business, a unit of Comcast Cable, provides advanced communication
solutions to help organizations of all sizes meet their business objectives.
Through a modern, converged fiber-rich network that is backed by 24/7 technical
support, Comcast delivers Business Internet, Ethernet, TV and Voice services for
cost-effective, simplified communications management. 

For more information, call 1-866-429-3085 or visit business.comcast.com

Follow us on Twitter @ComcastBusiness and on other social media networks at
http://business.comcast.com/social. 

About Comcast Cable

Comcast Cable is 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. 

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