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Bright House Networks Provides Voice and Data Services to Hillsborough County Public Schools

Solutions Implemented at All Campuses Throughout District

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08/23/2013

ORLANDO, Fla.

Bright House Networks announced today that it is now providing voice and data services to all Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS). HCPS began migrating its voice and data transport to Bright House Networks in April 2013, completing the entire process by July 1st, 2013, in time for the 2013-2014 school year.

As part of its agreement with HCPS, Bright House Networks is providing private Metro Ethernet connectivity, enterprise voice trunking and analog voice lines to all of the district’s 300 facilities. Hillsborough County Public Schools is the 8th largest school district in the nation.

“Bright House Networks handled the migration of our voice and data services at all of our sites in an expedient and thorough manner,” said Hillsborough County Public Schools Superintendent MaryEllen Elia. "We've been very impressed with Bright House Networks at each step of the process and we look forward to a strong technology partnership in the future."

Bright House Networks Business Solutions delivers advanced Voice, Video and Data services over a dedicated facilities-based network. Its fiber backbone incorporates multiple 10 Gbps Ethernet connections to accommodate even the heaviest bandwidth requirements. The company also provides Managed Network Services to support full network infrastructure outsourcing.

More information is available about Bright House Networks Business Solutions online at brighthouse.com/business.

About Bright House Networks

Bright House Networks is the sixth largest owner and operator of cable systems in the U.S. and the second largest in Florida, with technologically advanced systems located in five states including Florida, Alabama, Indiana, Michigan and California.

Bright House Networks serves approximately 2.5 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data, home security and automation and voice services. The company also offers a strong portfolio of customizable, advanced business solutions for video, voice, data, cloud-based and managed services. The company is MEF-certified and also recently received the Cisco® Master Service Provider Certification under the Cisco Cloud and Managed Service Program, the first cable operator in the United States to achieve this designation. Bright House Networks also owns and operates exclusive, award-winning, local news and sports channels in its Florida markets. For more information about Bright House Networks, visit (www.brighthouse.com).

Further Information

Lorelie Johnson
Lorelie.Johnson@mybrighthouse.com
407-210-3188