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Hotel VIA in San Francisco Launches with Comcast Business Technology for the Hospitality Industry

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On June 22nd, just days before San Francisco Pride officially began, Hotel VIA held a pre-launch event with a panel entitled "How Technology Can Enhance the Guest Experience". Moderated by Gwyneth Borden, Executive Director of the Golden Gate Restaurant Association, along with notable panelists including Ted Girdner of Comcast Business, Barbara Perzigian of Hotel VIA and celebrity chef Robert Irvine, the panel touched on some of the cutting-edge features Comcast Business has brought to the hospitality industry.

Comcast equipped the hotel with a Passive Optical LAN (POL)-based Ethernet solution with a five gigabit per second (Gbps) service enabling guests and employees to access the internet anytime, anywhere on the hotel property. With this secure and efficient network solution, Hotel VIA’s guests are able to connect to an unlimited number of devices and have instant access to high-speed data, voice and video.  With this service in place, Hotel VIA was able to offer its gue…

Comcast California and the San Francisco Pride Festival and Parade

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2017 has seen some incredible corporate support of Pride Festivals around the world, with Comcast and Comcast California taking a lead role in this outreach with sponsorship of the San Francisco Pride Festival and Parade June 23-25, 2017.  
Awesome day at Pride San Francisco Press Conference @ComcastCA@Comcastbusiness@SFPride@HiltonSFUnionSq@ILoveGayTravel@ILoveGaySFpic.twitter.com/BwR8sqaa5M — Gay Club TV (@gayclubtv) June 23, 2017 Beginning with the official San Franciso Pride press conference, the Comcast California team was in full force, including being a part of the after-event and reception, which became a veritable who's who of the San Francisco LGBTQ community.
Our friends from @GayClubTV on the @SFPride route! Make sure to catch the @ComcastBusiness@ComcastCA group! #sfpride2017#SFpridepic.twitter.com/VkeCU5obas — ILoveGay SF (@ILoveGaySF) June 25, 2017 Beautiful day to march 🌈 @OUTComcast#Comcastfacesofpridepic.twitter.com/fOEUv1KpTy — Comcast California (@ComcastC…

Equality California Institute Announces 2017 Comcast Fellows

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Equality California Institute today announced its 2017 class of Equality California-Comcast Fellows, and the commencement of the program’s seventh year.

The Equality California-Comcast Fellowship is a leadership development program in which six exceptional LGBT or ally college students are placed in the offices of California legislators or other government officials. Fellows gain first-hand experience working with legislators, government officials and their staff, and develop key leadership skills. Their presence increases LGBTQ visibility in the Capitol and gives government officials direct interaction with members of the LGBTQ community.
“It is more important now than ever to make sure we have adequately prepared the next generation of LGBTQ leadership,” said Rick Zbur, executive director of Equality California. “Our partnership with the Comcast Foundation helps address the traditional underrepresentation of LGBTQ people in government and helps advance equality by familiarizing pe…