Expansion follows network investment of more than $1.4 billion in Illinois over the last three years, drives economic growth in Algonquin, McHenry County and the region
September 27, 2023 – Comcast today announced the completion of a project to extend its advanced network infrastructure in Algonquin, IL, making Comcast Business’ secure, high-speed Internet and advanced telecommunication services available to businesses in the Algonquin Corporate Center, located at Longmeadow Parkway and Randall Road.
With the extension complete, businesses in the Alqonquin Corporate Center now have access to Comcast Business’s full suite of services, including Internet speeds up to 100 Gigabits per second (Gbps), Ethernet, Advanced Voice, Comcast Business Mobile, and a variety of cloud services. Additional services available include: Connection Pro, an automatic 4G LTE backup connection to keep businesses running; SecurityEdge, a cloud-based cybersecurity solution for businesses that protects connected devices; and WiFi Pro, a mobile-friendly tool that allows businesses to manage customer- and internal-facing networks. Having the network in place in the area will allow Comcast Business to connect new customers quickly.
Comcast is committed to economic development in Algonquin and McHenry County
“State-of-the-art Internet connectivity is key to retaining and attracting companies and growing employment in Algonquin,” said Debby Sosine, Algonquin Village President. “With this kind of service available, we look forward to the continued growth and development of businesses in the Algonquin Corporate Center and the community as a whole.”
“With thousands of miles of fiber-rich network infrastructure in this region alone, Comcast connects thousands of homes and businesses in Algonquin and McHenry County,” said Sean McCarthy, Comcast’s Regional Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Initiatives. “We believe our role is greater than that of a service provider; we’re really an economic development partner.”
Overall, Comcast has invested more than $20 billion in the last five years to grow and evolve its expansive fiber-rich network across the company’s service footprint nationwide, investing more than $1.4 billion in its network in Illinois in the last three years alone.
Comcast has nearly 4,500 miles of fiber-rich network infrastructure in McHenry County and offers gigabit+ Internet speeds to residential and business customers. In addition, we have nearly 55,000 WiFi hotspots in the county and 23 million nationwide. Comcast offers residential Internet speeds up to 1.2 Gbps across its service footprint in Algonquin and McHenry County and nationally, regardless of zip code, and speeds up to 10 Gbps to homes in many locations. For more information on Comcast’s presence in McHenry County, click here.
About Comcast Business
Comcast Business offers a suite of Connectivity, Communications, Networking, Cybersecurity, Wireless, and Managed Solutions to help organizations of different sizes prepare for what’s next. Powered by the nation’s largest Gig-speed broadband network, and backed by 24/7 customer support, Comcast Business is the nation’s largest cable provider to small and mid-size businesses and one of the leading service providers to the Enterprise market. Comcast Business has been consistently recognized by industry analysts and associations as a leader and innovator, and one of the fastest growing providers of Ethernet services.
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 Greater Chicago Region
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