In a business environment where technology is critical, First Communications is dedicated to providing value for its customers. Your communication needs should not be determined by the solutions available—solutions should be shaped around the unique communication needs of your business. When determining the telecommunication services that will best suit your organization, you want to consider how you will manage one or even multiple locations without the need for costly or complex technology. Whether you have one location or a hundred, First Communications provides manageable solutions tailored specifically for your organization.
The First Communications Business Services Group (BSG) takes pride in being able to assist the typically underserved SME market. First Communications’ SME customer base encompasses a wide variety of industry segments, including health services, personal services, retail, automotive (dealers, service and repair), real estate, food and beverage establishments and professional services. As a customer-focused organization, First Communications will continue to invest in its network to deliver highly scalable and reliable services that meet the needs of its customers.
Business Services Infrastructure
First Communications’ network assets and facilities possess the breadth and flexibility to address the complex data, voice and infrastructure demands of its SME customers. Providing services over a facilities-based, owned network enables First Communications to deliver quality of service and reliability, and provide advanced and differentiating communications solutions with a greater level of overall customer satisfaction.
First Communications Network
First Communications has a significant presence in the Illinois, Ohio and Michigan markets as a leading provider of voice and data solutions. The company is colocated in 139 locations with the ability to provide service in more than 600 central offices located throughout eight Local Access and Transport Areas (LATAs), including Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland, Akron and Columbus. First Communications leverages these network assets to provide traditional T1 and Ethernet access to its SME customers.
First Communications’ IP-based technology platform enables delivery of a broad range of next-generation services designed to offer a variety of solutions, including high-speed Internet access, local voice, data transport and managed network services over traditional T1 and Ethernet access.
Superior Customer Support
First Communications provides repair service 24x7x365 through its own call centers and Network Operations Center (NOC) facilities. The BSG operates dual NOCs, located in Pittsburgh, PA, and Chicago, IL, to monitor and maintain the voice, IP and local access networks.