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Metro Development Group and Bright House Networks Partner to Offer First Gigabit Fiber to Florida Communities

March 19, 2014

Metro Development Group and Bright House Networks Partner to Offer First Gigabit Fiber to Florida Communities

By Mandira Srivastava
TMCnet Contributor

The residents of Florida Communities will soon have access to the most advanced broadband networks up to 100 times faster than standard DSL or cable services, thanks to a cooperative effort between Metro Development Group (MDG) and Bright House Networks.

Metro Development Group is branding its new exclusive offering as ULTRAFi that will enable every new home in a MDG community to get pre-wired advanced home automation and security service.

In areas such as nature trails, clubhouses, and playgrounds, the plans for these distinctive communities feature access to up to 1 Gigabit Wi-Fi services outside the home. In addition, homeowners will have instant access to high-speed Symmetric Internet services and consummate entertainment possibilities.

The dynamic network will also offer additional telecommuting opportunities throughout the communities and enable students and teachers to have expanded access to digital learning programs. It allows medical practitioners to offer health care to patients "in their homes.”

Craig Cowden, Senior Vice President - Network Engineering, Operations and Enterprise Solutions for Bright House Networks, said in a statement, “Our world class technology team offers advanced solutions for large businesses and multi-site organizations based on the applications planned by the client, we were a perfect match for bringing MDG's plans to life."

The powerful 1,000 Mbps x 1,000 Mbps (megabits per second) connection allows users to download Ultra High-Definition video (including access to the emerging "4K" TV experience), stream applications such as Netflix and Hulu (News - Alert) without lag time or buffering, connect flawlessly with family and friends via real-time video conversations, and enable the most advanced interactive gaming functionality in the market.

Nomi Bergman, President of Bright House Networks, said,” Bright House Networks has designed a fiber-to-the-home network solution for MDG because of the very specific applications the Developer has planned for its communities.  We are confident both Bright House and MDG can provide superior products and services now and into the future."

Edited by Cassandra Tucker
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