Comcast Biz Adds Fiber to Snack Maker's Diet

April 23, 2013
Utz Quality Foods, a privately held snack brand in the United States, is using Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) fiber-based Business Ethernet and Business Trunks to connect multiple office locations and distribution centers throughout the Eastern United States. Its curren...
Utz Quality Foods, a privately held snack brand in the United States, is using Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) fiber-based Business Ethernet and Business Trunks to connect multiple office locations and distribution centers throughout the Eastern United States. Its current 20 Mbps service is designed to scale to 1 Gbps as needed.Utz installed a 20 Mbps Ethernet Dedicated Internet (EDI) line that replaced three T-1 connections at its corporate headquarters. Utz also added two Business Trunks. Most recently, Comcast installed both a 6 Mbps and 10 Mbps Ethernet Private Line (EPL) at Utz's Sterling and Fitchburg, MA, facilities.Founded in 1921 and headquartered in Hanover, PA, Utz is a manufacturer of potato chips, pretzels, cheese curls, popcorn, party mix, and other snack foods. The company produces approximately 1.5 million pounds of potato chips and 850,000 pounds of pretzels every week at its nine manufacturing plants across the United States.

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