Comcast Business enters into partnership with Starlink

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Comcast Business-Starlink Partnership
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Comcast Business has signed a strategic agreement with Starlink, a leader in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite technology, to provide connectivity solutions to Comcast Business enterprise customers.

The collaboration enables advanced satellite capabilities in Comcast Business’ Managed Connectivity portfolio to deliver fast and reliable connectivity that supports a range of business applications for enterprise customers, including those with locations in underserved regions.

Starlink is the world’s first and largest satellite constellation using a low Earth orbit to deliver broadband internet capable of supporting streaming, online gaming, video calls, and so on. Leveraging advanced satellites and user hardware coupled with its deep experience with both spacecraft and on-orbit operations, Starlink is able to deliver high-speed internet to users.

According to the statement, Comcast Business’ collaboration with Starlink will address the demand for reliable, managed connectivity for these enterprise customers, as well as offer an innovative solution for enterprises looking to enhance network redundancy.

Jon Friedman, Senior Vice President of Product Strategy and Operations at Comcast Business, stated that, “As the first major network provider to collaborate with Starlink, we’re excited to uniquely enhance our extensive managed connectivity portfolio with advanced satellite capabilities to better serve our enterprise customers.”

“Starlink’s LEO satellite technology complements our existing network infrastructure, extends our reach, and further enhances Comcast Business’ ability to deliver reliable connectivity solutions to enterprises with a human touch,” Friedman added.

“Starlink is excited to work with Comcast Business to deliver reliable connectivity to customers. This agreement with a leading service provider is an acknowledgment of Starlink’s growing role as a critical element in modern enterprise networks,” said Jason Fritch, Vice President of Starlink Enterprise Sales at SpaceX.

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