Comcast Celebrates First Homes and Businesses Connected in Edison, NJ

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While construction continues to ultimately bring Comcast’s smart, fast, reliable, fiber-rich network to all 40,000 Edison homes and businesses over the next few years, the company marked the first 1,000+ homes and businesses in the township that are now able to sign up for Xfinity or Comcast Business services, with a community celebration.

“I promised to bring broadband competition to Edison and this day marks a critical point in our progress towards better service for all of our students, teachers, business owners and residents, especially for those who work remotely,” said Edison Mayor Sam Joshi. “I’m thrilled by this milestone and happy for our community for getting a new option of fast and reliable Internet service.”

Edison Customer Event on Thursday, June 13, 2024 in Edison, N.J. (Adam Hunger/AP Content Services for Comcast)

This first wave of residents now have access to Comcast’s full suite of Internet products, from Xfinity Internet – offering symmetrical gigabit speeds – to Internet Essentials Comcast’s low-cost broadband for low-income families. Additionally, Xfinity Internet provides wall-to-wall WiFi coverage throughout the home backed by advanced security features to help keep browsing safe.

Comcast and Mayor Joshi also marked the milestone by meeting Edison resident Raj Elangovan, who was among the first residents in the township to access the Xfinity network when his service was installed on June 2. “I met one of the Xfinity sales reps and was ready to sign up immediately,” said Raj Elangovan. “I couldn’t be happier with the speed and reliability of Xfinity Internet and the professionalism of every Xfinity employee I encountered.”

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First customers in Edison, NJ: Raj Elagovan and Vidya James

For local businesses in serviceable areas, Comcast Business offers a suite of connectivity, communications, networking, cybersecurity, wireless and managed solutions to help organizations of all sizes prepare for what’s next. Powered by the nation’s largest Gig-speed broadband network, and backed by 24/7 customer support, Comcast Business is the nation’s largest cable provider to small and mid-size businesses and one of the leading service providers to the Enterprise market.

“This is just the first step in our expansion that will put our advanced products and services within reach of tens of thousands of residents and businesses in Edison,” said Dan Bonelli, Senior Vice President of Comcast’s Freedom Region, which serves New Jersey. “Our Xfinity product portfolio provides options for every kind of customer, from traditional, price conscious consumers to extreme gamers and streamers who want the fastest speeds on the market.”

Residents can visit and businesses can visit to see if their address is eligible for service or to get additional details on services and when they will be available. Residents can also stop by our local Xfinity Store at 899 Saint George Avenue, Woodbridge, NJ to check availability. Experts at the Xfinity Store can also help local businesses schedule an informational meeting with the Comcast Business sales team.

Over the last several years, Comcast has expanded to more than 130,000 additional homes and businesses across the state. Comcast is also partnering with leaders in Hopewell and Maurice River townships in Cumberland County to extend the network into their unserved areas. To learn more about Comcast’s commitment and contribution to bringing Internet access to all Americans, especially residents and businesses in underserved and unserved locations, visit

Since 2021, Comcast has provided more than $17 million in cash and in-kind charitable contributions to support organizations across New Jersey. The company has also installed 36 Lift Zones in the state, providing free WiFi service to help these community centers promote digital learning. Lift Zones are part of Project UP, Comcast’s comprehensive $1 billion commitment to help build a future of unlimited possibilities and the continuation of the company’s long history of giving back to communities where it provides service and where its employees live and work.

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