Fiber network to improve operations and boost efficiency across all of its facilities
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – August 8, 2017 – Comcast Business today announced that First Volunteer Bank, a multi-market community bank for Tennessee and Northwest Georgia, has selected Comcast Business Ethernet to deliver an upgraded, technology-based network to support their business.
The 10-gigabits per second (Gbps) network will connect First Volunteer Bank’s headquarters in Chattanooga to seven of its branches across Tennessee and Northwest Georgia for enhanced connectivity between facilities. The solution will support electronic records, customer data, loan information, online applications and real-time file transfers.
“Comcast Business gives First Volunteer Bank the network infrastructure that is so important to the success of our business,” said First Volunteer Bank President and CEO Patti W. Steele. “Upgrading to an advanced network will enable us to use innovative technologies that help improve the quality of our operations and communications, while bringing additional convenience to customers and staff.”
“We’re thrilled to provide First Volunteer Bank with the performance and scalability of our 10-gigabit fiber network,” said Michelle Pluskota, Comcast Vice President of Business Services. “This infrastructure enhancement increases bandwidth, enables access to more applications, and allows First Volunteer Bank to easily manage and expand operations over time.”
Comcast Business serves schools, businesses, hospitals, and other organizations that require large amounts of bandwidth, are looking to link multiple locations, or that plan to connect their offices to a third-party data center. Services offered include:
- Ethernet Private Line: point-to-point connectivity between two customer sites for bandwidth-intensive applications
- Ethernet Virtual Private Line: point-to-multipoint connection to enable customers to tailor bandwidth, performance characteristics, and cost
- Ethernet Network Service: multipoint-to-multipoint connectivity to connect organizations with high-bandwidth requirements and multiple locations across Comcast’s network
- Ethernet Dedicated Internet: continuous, high-bandwidth connectivity between customers’ LANs and the public Internet
Nationally, Comcast Business’s Ethernet services are delivered over an advanced network that spans more than 149,000 miles and features an expanded local footprint through Ethernet over HFC. Bandwidth is available up to 10 Gbps and can be scaled in increments and offered in three different classes of service, backed by service level agreements and monitored 24x7x365 from Comcast’s dedicated Network Operations Centers.
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