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2014-07-24 23:07:57

Marks Third Year Supporting Easter Seals Assistive Technology Programs to Improve Quality of Life for Individuals with Disabilities Nationwide Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Easter Seals, in partnership with the Comcast Foundation, today announced that Easter Seals programs in six locations nationwide will receive $25,000 each as the 2014-2015 recipients of the Comcast Assistive Technology Grant Fund. Established in 2012, the fund empowers individuals living with disabilities by...

2014-07-22 08:26:54

New Divergent App Launches Today Featuring Premium Content and Interactive Experiences For Xfinity Customers SANTA MONICA, Calif. and PHILADELPHIA, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) and Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK) today announced the expansion of their partnership to create uniquely immersive multi-platform experiences for digital consumers, beginning with the launch of an app for the motion picture Divergent....

2014-07-21 23:11:04

Over 20 cable experts will converge on September 18 in New York City to strategize television's new multiscreen dyanmic. The early bird rate for this conference ends August 8. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Designed specifically for cable professionals, the September 18 Cablefax TV Innovation Summit brings together thought leaders and experts in cable to share ideas, tactics and vital insights on how multiplatform marketing, advertising and tech innovation is fueling new revenue...

2014-07-21 12:31:05

Customers Can Now Enjoy DVR Recordings on iOS and Android Smartphones and Tablets at Home and Download Recorded Programming for Use On-The-Go ATLANTA, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast announced today that it launched X1 DVR with cloud technology and live in-home streaming across greater Atlanta. New X1 customers in Atlanta will be the first in Comcast's southern region to have access to the new technology. While in the home, customers will be able to watch their DVR recordings...

comcast customer service disaster
2014-07-17 08:25:38

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online What should have been a straightforward customer service procedure could have turned into a public relations disaster for one of America's largest cable service providers. The incident is a lesson for businesses everywhere, both large and small. The power of the internet and global networks have changed the way complaints are heard and dealt with forever and can have consequences far beyond individual cases. The potential for something...

2014-07-15 12:33:36

Business Internet, Wi-Fi, Voice and TV Help Enhance the Guest Experience and Improve Operational Efficiencies for 33 Salons Across Southeastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey PHILADELPHIA, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Business today announced that Supercuts, one of the largest and most iconic salon brands in the country, is using Comcast Business Internet, WiFi, Voice and TV services across 33 franchise locations in southeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey....

2014-07-14 08:23:27

NEW YORK, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Major League Soccer (MLS), the Division I professional soccer league in the United States and Canada, will be honored with the Award for Leadership in Hispanic Television in the programming category at the 12(th) Annual Hispanic Television Summit to be presented at the New York Marriott Marquis on Thursday, October 2, 2014 by leading television business publications Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News....

2014-07-09 08:25:17

TCN- The Comcast Network will air the business and finance program during the month of July in the Richmond, Virginia area. CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The producers of Enterprises TV are pleased to announce July air dates for Richmond, Virginia and vicinity. Richmond is a city which six Fortune 500 companies call home. It is also where one of the largest farm supply cooperatives in the United States is located. The city and surrounding area employ many...

2014-07-07 23:07:28

Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc., an industry leader in sports technology solutions, is pleased to announce that Peter A. Luukko, formerly Chairman of Global Spectrum and President/COO of Comcast-Spectacor, has accepted the appointment as the company’s Executive Chairman. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Pointstreak Sports Technologies Inc., an industry leader in sports technology solutions, is pleased to announce that Peter A. Luukko, formerly Chairman of Global Spectrum and...

2014-07-01 12:22:10

The Nation's Largest and Fastest WiFi Network Now Available for Commuters and Tourists on America's First Subway Line BOSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast announced today that it has activated Xfinity WiFi hotspots in the subway platform areas on the MBTA's Green Line from North Station to Kenmore just in time for the busy 4(th) of July holiday and summer season. Comcast is the first provider to offer WiFi in portions of the first subway line to open in the United States....


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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