Items Tagged with 'Comcast'


Street Talk: Tech room service

Even more tech.

October 4, 2019
The Embassy Suites by Hilton in downtown Grand Rapids is the first in Michigan to offer a new technology that controls room functions from phones. Read More

Comcast aims to hire more female service technicians

Women make up 1-2 percent of telecom company’s service technician workforce.

November 30, 2018
Comcast is seeking to bring more women on board as service technicians. Though the profession is still a male-dominated field, the company believes women bring a fresh perspective and unique skill set to the practice. Read More

Street Talk: Passing the baton

Child’s play.

March 16, 2018
A statewide small business development leader is re-entering the private sector this month. Read More

Comcast gambles on downtown build-out

Telecom company hopes proactive investment will encourage businesses to take advantage of new fiber network.

December 29, 2017
Comcast currently is working on an extension of its fiber network for downtown Grand Rapids, which is scheduled for completion in early 2018. Read More

Telecom company installs 310 Wi-Fi hotspots

October 27, 2017
A telecom company has installed 310 new outdoor Wi-Fi hotspots in the downtown area. Read More

Cable provider rolls out mobile phone service

August 28, 2017
A new mobile phone service is entering the West Michigan market. Read More

Telecom company rolls out business surveillance system

April 7, 2017
A telecom company is rolling out a video-monitoring system for businesses in West Michigan. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Michelle Gilbert of Comcast

March 21, 2017
Michelle Gilbert — a VP of public relations and social media at Comcast — is the featured guest in episode 26 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

Telecom company investing $2.8M in fiber project

December 2, 2016
A telecommunications company is investing $2.8 million in a fiber expansion in part of Grand Rapids. Read More

Telecom company installs 260 hotspots

October 28, 2016
Grand Rapids has more than 260 new outdoor Wi-Fi hotspots. Read More