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2014-05-19 12:25:36

New product enhancements, additional customer support and resources available to Jersey Shore towns PLEASANTVILLE, N.J., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast is welcoming New Jersey customers as they return for another summer "down the shore." In order to create the best customer experience, whether at home or on the sand, the company has upgraded its network serving Shore areas; added staff and extended hours at customer service centers; launched new television, Internet and home automation...

2014-05-15 12:41:30

New Competitive Option Offers Secure, Scalable Bandwidth for Cloud Computing, Mobility, Online Backup and More to Businesses in 17 Local Communities RUTLAND, Vt., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Business today announced that its full portfolio of Ethernet services are now available across 17 communities in Rutland County, Vt. This builds on the company's 2013 expansion of these services across Chittenden County and marks the next step in its focus on the state by bringing access to a...

2014-05-15 08:29:08

STAMFORD, Conn. and PHILADELPHIA, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHTR) and Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) today announced that former Insight Communications, Inc. co-founder and CEO and 40-year cable industry veteran Michael S. Willner has agreed to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of "SpinCo," the new cable company that will be spun off from Comcast upon completion of the Comcast - Time Warner Cable merger and the Comcast...

2014-05-13 23:01:07

Xfinity customers can enjoy free access to select Asian premium networks May 20-27th in California, Texas, Washington and Oregon markets. Additional On Demand content available complimentary nationwide during May. Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 International Media Distribution and Comcast today announce a special free preview to allow current customers to view TV JAPAN, SBTN and TFC without a premium channel subscription from May 20-27, 2014. “Comcast is dedicated to celebrating the...

2014-05-13 16:26:45

TRENTON, N.J., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, is awarding $80,000 in scholarships to 71 New Jersey high school seniors through its annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program. One of the Comcast Foundation's signature community investment initiatives, the program recognizes students' leadership skills, academic achievement and commitment to community...

2014-05-08 08:29:09

Customers Can Now Watch DVR Recordings on Devices in the Home and Download Recorded Content to Take On-The-Go BALTIMORE, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast today announced it launched X1 DVR with cloud technology and live in-home streaming TV to new Xfinity TV customers in southern Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. The technology was recently launched in northern Delaware. While in the home, customers will be able to watch their DVR recordings over Comcast's...

2014-05-07 16:32:17

Merger Would Affect Millions of Rural Households and Access to Popular Independent Programming WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patrick Gottsch, founder of RFD-TV, will testify Thursday at a hearing before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on "Competition in the Video and Broadcast Markets: the Proposed Merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable." Rural Media Group is the world's leading provider of multimedia content dedicated to the rural and western lifestyle, and...

2014-05-05 12:25:44

Company to Hire for 100 New Positions by Year End For Initial Staffing of State-of-the-Art Call Center HUDSON, N.H., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to provide an outstanding customer experience, Comcast Cable today announced plans to open a new state-of-the-art customer support center this summer in Hudson, New Hampshire. The state-of-the-art facility has the capacity to seat approximately 600 agents. Comcast expects about a third of the seats - or...

2014-04-30 08:39:47

Now with over 1 million hotspots nationwide, Comcast has more hotspots than any other WiFi network in the region and nation ATLANTA, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast announced today it has begun launching more than 160,000 Xfinity WiFi neighborhood hotspots throughout greater Atlanta. The launch is an ideal complement to the hundreds of outdoor wireless access points already deployed across Atlanta, now making Comcast the largest provider of WiFi hotspots in Atlanta and Georgia. "The...

Comcast Looks To Smooth Regulatory Concerns Over TWC Merger By Dropping Nearly Four Million Subscribers
2014-04-28 12:44:30

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday the largest cable TV provider in the United States agreed to cut the cord on some 4 million subscribers as a way to help smooth regulatory concerns as it looks to complete its acquisition of Time Warner Cable. The Wall Street Journal reported that Comcast Corp. had reached a deal that would net Charter Communications with 3.9 million subscribers, including about 1.4 million existing Time Warner Cable customers in a deal worth...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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