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Comcast Names Paul Merritt Director of Comcast Business

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Merritt to oversee Comcast's broad range of commercial services offerings in the region, including Ethernet for businesses with sophisticated networking requirements and bandwidth demands</i> </p>

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Comcast Names Paul Merritt Director of Comcast Business

13:17 EST Wednesday, December 04, 2013

SALT LAKE CITY (Business Wire) -- Comcast Business today announced that Paul Merritt has been named Director for the company's Mountain Region.

Paul Merritt to lead Comcast Business in Mountain Region (Photo: Business Wire)

Paul Merritt to lead Comcast Business in Mountain Region (Photo: Business Wire)

In this role, Merritt will be responsible for leading Comcast's continued growth in the region as well as its expanding portfolio of business solutions and services, including Ethernet, which provides businesses of all sizes with secure, reliable and high-performance fiber networks that offer more scalable bandwidth and significantly higher speeds from 10Mbps to 10Gbps.

“Comcast continues to build its reputation across the country for providing reliable, scalable communications solutions that businesses need to improve their operations and the satisfaction of their own customers,” said Jeff Allen, vice president of Comcast Business. “Much of that hinges on the strong leadership team that we have put in place in each of our regions. Paul has a proven track record of leading successful teams across a number of vertical markets. With his vision and years of practical experience, he will build on the success we have already seen in Utah and its surrounding areas, setting the stage for even more growth in the future.

Merritt has over 10 years of executive leadership experience driving direct and channel sales in organizations of up to $200 million in annual sales. Prior to Comcast Business, Merritt served as Regional Director for Channel Sales at Integra Telecom. Merritt was also Vice President of Sales at Redapt, responsible for building new sales channels and growing existing partnerships. Previously, he has served as Director of Sales at Qwest Communications and Vice President at XO Communications.

About Comcast Business

Comcast Business, a unit of Comcast Cable, provides advanced communication solutions to help organizations of all sizes meet their business objectives. Through a modern, advanced network that is backed by 24/7 technical support, Comcast delivers Business Internet, TV and Voice services for cost-effective, simplified communications management.

The Comcast Business Ethernet suite offers high-performance point-to-point and multi-point Ethernet services with the capacity to deliver cloud computing, software-as-a-service, business continuity/disaster recovery and other bandwidth-intensive applications. Comcast Ethernet services are significantly faster than standard T1 lines and other legacy technologies, providing scalable bandwidth from 1 Mbps up to 10 Gigabits-per-second (Gbps) in more than 20 major US markets.

For more information, call 866-429-3085 or visit

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About Comcast Cable

Comcast Cable is the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to businesses and residential customers. 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 for more information.

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