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August 09, 2011

Comcast Announces New Chamber and Trade Association Referral Program

By Nathesh, TMCnet Contributor

Comcast (News - Alert), a provider of advanced communication solutions to help organizations of all sizes meet their business objectives, launched a new Chamber and Trade Association Referral Program that is supposed to offer small businesses discounted Internet and voice services.

The program’s objective is to enable small businesses to acquire advanced communications solutions, and for that purpose Comcast has partnered with Chambers of Commerce and select trade associations to offer their members discounts on select tiers of Comcast Business Class Internet and Comcast Business Class Voice products.

Customers can avail 16 percent discount on Comcast’s Business Class Premium service and get speeds up to 22 Mbps download/5 Mbps upload for $85 per month if they sign up through their Chamber of Commerce or trade association. They can also opt for the 15 percent discount on Business Class Deluxe Internet service, which provides speeds up to 100 Mbps download/10 Mbps upload for $160 per month.

Comcast Business Class Internet offers: internet speeds up to 64x faster than T1; flexible Web hosting options; Norton Business Suite security and virus protection; free Microsoft (News - Alert) communication tools; static IP addresses; and more. The service helps companies to respond quickly to the needs of customers, communicate reliably with suppliers, and find smarter ways to increase employee productivity.

Officials with Comcast remarked that they recognize the importance of small businesses in their local communities and remain dedicated to helping them increase productivity though their Business Class suite of products.

Comcast asserted that it is pleased to have the opportunity to partner with the chambers and trade associations on this new program and provide their members with valuable savings on the cutting-edge technology that will ultimately improve their bottom line.

Comcast added that participating chambers and trade associations will have access to seminars, whitepapers and other business-building resources for their members as an added value.

Nathesh is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Nathesh's articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Rich Steeves