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2014-04-26 08:20:24

BERLIN, Conn., April 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today more than 650 local Comcast employees and their families, friends and community partners will work to "make change happen" as they volunteer to improve eleven sites across the Nutmeg State as part of Comcast's 13(th) Comcast Cares Day. Comcast Cares Day, which takes place each April during National Volunteer Month, is Comcast and NBCUniversal's signature day of service and the nation's largest single-day corporate volunteer effort. Today...

2014-04-23 08:23:19

MTN Innovation Delivers Advanced Communications Capabilities That Exceed Passenger and Crew Needs MIRAMAR, Fla., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MTN Communications (MTN) announces Silversea Cruises, Ltd. (Silversea) is renewing and extending the companies' long-term relationship. Silversea chose to increase the breadth of communications services MTN will provide its eight-ship fleet, including its latest ships, Silver Discoverer and Silver Galapagos. This relationship includes a...

2014-04-10 12:33:32

STORRS, Conn., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Connecticut, home to the nation's foremost center on hardware security, and Comcast today announced the establishment of the Center of Excellence for Security Innovation (CSI) at UConn. The center unites the expertise of researchers within UConn's existing Center for Hardware Assurance, Security and Engineering (CHASE) and Comcast's leadership in Internet systems security to develop robust detection systems and...

2014-04-08 12:36:27

Combining Two Major Cable Companies Will Mean Higher Prices, Fewer Choices, and Worse Customer Service for Consumers WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers stand to lose out if Comcast and Time Warner Cable are allowed to merge, according to Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports. Comcast filed its formal plan for merging with Time Warner with the Federal Communications Commission today. "Consumers are fed up with Comcast...

2014-04-08 08:29:05

Will Enable Global Brands to Distribute and Track Ad Assets In Real-Time Both Internationally and Domestically DENVER, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast AdDelivery service, part of Comcast Wholesale's portfolio of services, and Adstream, a global provider of digital advertising distribution solutions, announced today that together they will offer a global ad delivery platform targeting the needs of global brands. A simplified platform will provide advertisers a fast,...

Hulu Plus Inks Deal With NBC Universal For Streaming Rights
2014-04-02 13:15:57

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday video streaming service Hulu announced that it now has the exclusive rights to past seasons of several popular TV shows through a new multiyear deal with Comcast Corp.’s NBC Universal. The Wall Street Journal reported that this is the latest in a series of deals that the streaming video service has made as it takes on arch-rivals Netflix Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. The agreement, which is to be made official on Wednesday,...

2014-04-01 08:25:30

Customers Can Now Watch DVR Recordings on Devices in the Home And Download Recorded Content to Take On-The-Go PHILADELPHIA, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast today announced it launched X1 DVR with cloud technology and live in-home streaming TV to new Xfinity TV customers in the company's Freedom Region serving greater Philadelphia, New Jersey and northern Delaware. While in the home, customers will be able to watch their DVR recordings over Comcast's managed IP network on...

2014-03-26 12:33:43

Annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program Recognizes Students' Leadership Skills, Academic Achievement and Commitment to Community Service BALTIMORE, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, has awarded scholarships to 101 Maryland high school seniors through its annual Leaders and Achievers(®) Scholarship Program. The program, one of the Comcast...

2014-03-26 08:25:02

LONGMONT, Colo., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) today announced the Comcast Foundation has donated $2 million in airtime on Comcast's Xfinity cable TV system to run First Nations' public service announcements (PSAs) during June and July 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140212/DC63440LOGO This is the second year that the Comcast Foundation has made a significant contribution of broadcast time for First Nations'...

2014-03-21 16:24:07

Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program Recognizes Vermont Students for their Academic Achievement and Community Service MONTPELIER, Vt., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, has awarded 14 Vermont high school seniors scholarships through its annual Leaders and Achievers(®) Scholarship Program awards. The program, one of the Comcast Foundation's...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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