NEW HAVEN, Conn., Oct. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast today announced that Centerplan's College & Crown project in New Haven is the first customer in Connecticut to leverage XFINITY Communities' Advanced Communities Network to provide fiber to the unit. The XFINITY Communities business unit is focused on providing XFINITY services to apartment/condo complexes, communities with single-family homes, healthcare facilities and student housing units.
College & Crown is located in an area where New Haven's primary business district and retail corridor meets with Yale University. The property includes 160 apartments ranging from studios to two-bedroom units and also includes 20,000 square feet of retail space and structured parking. It is located at 200 College Street, on the corner of College and Crown Streets.
XFINITY's Advanced Communities Network is a fiber-based infrastructure that can be customized for select individual property owners, including the deployment of "move-in-ready" gigabit-capable solutions that will support gigabit speeds when DOCSIS 3.1 technology is available. All of XFINITY Communities solutions provide a path for owners to offer their residents the capability for gigabit speeds.
"Whether it's gigabit speeds, XFINITY's one-of-a-kind X1, digital voice or cutting-edge home security and automation, XFINITY Communities can deliver property owners with best-in-class service," said Michael Parker, senior vice president of Comcast's Western New England Region, which is based in Connecticut. "For large properties like College & Crown, we can customize delivery using the infrastructure technology that best suits the owner's and tenants' needs."
Additionally, XFINITY Communities gives property owners the opportunity to provide customized XFINITY services as an amenity to their residents. Today's services include XFINITY TV, Internet, X1, XFINITY WiFi services for common areas and more.
For more information about the services offered by XFINITY Communities and its Advanced Communities Network, visit: http://www.xfinity.com/xfinitycommunities.
About Comcast Cable
Comcast Cable is one of the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses. Comcast has invested in technology to build an advanced network that delivers among the fastest broadband speeds, and brings customers personalized video, communications and home management offerings. Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) is a global media and technology company. Visit www.comcastcorporation.com for more information.
About Comcast in Connecticut
Comcast is committed to providing an unparalleled entertainment experience to residents and businesses in the 83 communities the company serves in Connecticut. Comcast's Western New England Region, which includes five states, is headquartered in Berlin, Connecticut, and customers are served by a team of over 1,200 Connecticut employees. Comcast also boasts a call center in Enfield, Connecticut, service centers throughout the state, and six state-of-the-art XFINITY Service Centers where customers can experience Comcast's XFINITY products and services firsthand. Comcast's popular XFINITY brand is also featured on the XFINITY Theatre, one of Hartford's premier music venues. The company helps to strengthen the communities where its customers and employees live and work by supporting local nonprofit organizations. In 2014, Comcast provided more than $1.3 million to community partners in the state, in the form of Comcast Foundation grants, sponsorships, volunteer hours, courtesy services and in-kind donations.
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