Comcast Extends its Fiber-Rich Network and Brings its Advanced Services to Business and Industrial Area in Matteson  

Expansion follows network investment of more than $1.4 billion in Illinois over the last three years, drives economic growth in region 

February 15, 2024 – Comcast today announced the completion of a project to extend its advanced network infrastructure in Matteson, IL, making Comcast Business’ secure, high-speed Internet and advanced telecommunication services to an industrial and business corridor along Cicero Avenue and Gateway Drive in Matteson, IL., including to the Matte57 Commerce Center. 

With the extension complete, businesses along the expansion route 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 include Connection Pro, an automatic 4G LTE backup connection to keep businesses running; SecurityEdge, a cloud-based cybersecurity solution that protects connected devices; and WiFi Pro, a mobile-friendly tool that allows businesses to manage customer- and internal-facing networks. The network in the area will enable Comcast Business to connect with new customers quickly.  

“State-of-the-art Internet connectivity is pivotal for strengthening economic development in our community,” said Sheila Chalmers-Currin, Mayor of Matteson, “Comcast’s investment will help local businesses compete and grow and help us attract new businesses to Matteson.”  

“With thousands of miles of fiber-rich infrastructure in this region alone, Comcast connects thousands of homes and businesses in Matteson and across the South Suburbs,” 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 are an economic development partner.” 

Overall, Comcast has invested over $20 billion in the last five years to grow and evolve its expansive fiber-rich network nationwide across the company’s service footprint. It has invested more than $1.4 billion in its network in Illinois in the last three years alone. 

Comcast has nearly 8,000 miles of fiber-rich network infrastructure in Cook County and offers gigabit+ Internet speeds to residential and business customers. In addition, the company has more than 600,000 WiFi hotspots in the county and 23 million nationwide. Comcast offers residential Internet speeds up to 1.2 Gbps across its service footprint in Cook County and nationally, regardless of zip code, and speeds up to 10 Gbps to homes in many locations.  

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

About Comcast’s Greater Chicago Region 

With more than 4,000 local employees, Comcast’s Greater Chicago Region ( serves customers in central and northern Illinois, including the Chicago area, Northern Indiana, and Southwest Michigan. “Like” Comcast’s Greater Chicago Region on Facebook by visiting @Comcast. “Follow” Comcast’s Greater Chicago Region on Twitter at @ComcastIllinois

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