Comcast Business, Dine Brands Global to drive innovation in casual dining restaurant industry

Comcast Business has announced it has been selected by Dine Brands Global, Inc., one of the world´s largest full-service dining companies and franchisor of Applebee´s® Neighborhood Grill + Bar and IHOP®, to deliver a range of Managed Services, including Managed Broadband, Managed Firewall/Router, Managed Switch, Managed Wi-Fi Premium and Managed Business Continuity, the company said.

These services will help improve the dining experience at more than 2,850 combined Applebee´s and IHOP locations across the United States.

Dine Brands is committed to technology that supports its three strategic pillars — People, Brands and Growth. The Comcast Business partnership provides a strong technology foundation and Wi-Fi infrastructure to modernize the dining experience across the brands and position the company for continued growth in the communities they serve.

Based in Glendale, California, Dine Brands Global, Inc. (NYSE: DIN), through its subsidiaries, franchises restaurants under both the Applebee´s Neighborhood Grill & Bar and IHOP brands. With more than 3,700 restaurants combined in 19 countries and over 380 franchisees, Dine Brands is one of the largest full-service restaurant companies in the world. For more information on Dine Brands, visit the company´s website located at www.dinebrands.com.

Comcast Business offers Ethernet, Internet, Wi-Fi, Voice, TV and Managed Enterprise Solutions to help organizations of all sizes transform their business. Powered by an advanced network, and backed by 24/7 customer support, Comcast Business is one of the largest contributors to the growth of Comcast Cable. Comcast Business is the nation´s largest cable provider to small and mid-size businesses and has emerged as a force in the Enterprise market; recognized over the last two years by industry associations as one of the fastest growing providers of Ethernet services.