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Comcast acquires UC specialist Blueface

Comcast has completed the acquisition of Blueface – a Dublin-based global technology provider of unified communications solutions. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

The acquisition adds Blueface’s proprietary and fully customizable cloud voice unified communications platform to Comcast Business’s portfolio of business-grade solutions.

Blueface will continue to operate as it does today and will be an integral business unit within Comcast Business, to service its existing global customer base. As part of the announcement, Comcast Business and Blueface have expressed a strong commitment to job creation in Dublin and will be hiring across software development, engineering, program management, and sales.

“The addition of Blueface’s Unified Communications (UC) solution to the Comcast Business portfolio will provide customers access to industry-leading audio and video tools to connect employees across devices and locations,” said Bill Stemper, President, Comcast Business. “Whether connecting within a company or directly to customers, Blueface technology, powered by Comcast Business, will provide businesses a seamless communications experience. We look forward to delivering innovative solutions that enable businesses to help power employee productivity and extraordinary customer experiences in 2020 and beyond.”

“Blueface is the only truly global Unified Communications-as-a-Service platform that can equip service providers with a customised unified communications solution for businesses large and small,” said Alan Foy, CEO, Blueface. “We are thrilled to join Comcast and work with the Comcast Business team to invest in and scale our technology roadmap to create compelling B2B product offerings. Together, we will enable businesses to connect better with an unmatched network and suite of communication tools that enable improved employee productivity.

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David Dungay

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