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June 25, 2010

Comcast Business Class and Inc. magazine Announce the Winners of the Productivity@Work Contest

By Deepika Mala, TMCnet Contributor

Four Grand Prize winners of the Productivity@Work Contest have been selected by Comcast (News - Alert) Business Class, a premier provider of workplace technology solutions, and Inc. magazine.
The contest would provide the winners with office productivity upgrades--including a prize package with two-year Comcast Business Class Internet and TV packages, equipment upgrades, software and training, plus additional business tools.
The winners of the Grand Prize include:
  • ABJ Community Services, Inc. of Chicago, IL -- an accredited 501(c)3 recognized community-based organization licensed to provide child welfare, substance abuse counseling and treatment services
  • Callanan & Klein Communications, Newton, MA -- a boutique public relations firm that designs and executes public relations campaigns and event marketing programs
  • Travelers Haven LLC, Denver, CO -- provides corporate and temporary housing to more than 500 companies nationwide
  • Wesley Community Centers, Inc, Atlanta, GA -- a 107-year-old agency that provides free home repair services to senior citizens
"We are really looking forward to helping our Grand Prize winners take their businesses to the next level by enhancing their productivity through our capabilities," Bill Stemper, President, Comcast Business Services, said. "It will be exciting to participate in their transformation and help other businesses learn to do the same."
The winners of the Productivity@Work Contest will receive a custom technology audit and Comcast Business Class solutions valued at approximately $40,000, including: a two-year Comcast Business Class Internet package, which includes the Norton Business Suite and Microsoft (News - Alert) Communication Services, a two-year Business Class TV package, offering up to 150 channels, equipment upgrades, including up to five HP personal computers and monitors, website consulting, custom-designed Windows SharePoint templates, Microsoft software and training, a business continuity audit to help companies with disaster preparedness and a private small-business consulting session.
"We're thrilled to award these very deserving businesses with the prize packages they'll receive and we've heard from the Grand Prize winners that with this advanced technology, they will be able to tremendously improve their overall business operations," Bob LaPointe, President, Inc. magazine, said.
Comcast Business Class, backed by industry-leading, 24/7 business-class support, offers advanced communication solutions to small and mid-sized organizations to help them meet their business objectives. Business Class Internet, TV and Voice services for cost-effective, simplified communications management is delivered by Comcast through an advanced, hybrid-fiber coax network that provides high-quality customer experience.
In related news, Comcast will now be providing access to the 2010 edition of Red Sox on Demand for most of its local cable TV customers.

Deepika Mala is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Juliana Kenny