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2014-10-30 12:32:52

Robust Ethernet Network Service Will Link Multiple Sites Across Four States in New England to Support Point of Sale Applications, Improve Loss Prevention Policies and Enhance Disaster Recovery Initiatives BOSTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Business today announced that Jordan's Furniture, an iconic furniture retailer in New England, will use Comcast Business Ethernet across all of its five retail stores, warehouses, headquarters and data center locations in Massachusetts,...

2014-10-27 23:03:18

“Comcast is starting to increase their competitive position against C Spire. Their first step is bringing 200 Wi Fi hotspots to Jackson MS.” Says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 Comcast is getting ready for a head to head battle with C Spire in the Mississippi area, according to The State and the Associated Press, Oct 15. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “The Internet, wireless, telephone and television are some of the industry...

2014-10-27 16:25:26

HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BACK9NETWORK, the golf lifestyle network, has expanded its recently formed Advisory Board with the addition of Steve Astephen, Tom DiBenedetto, Chris Lencheski, and Gregg Tryhus. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141027/154547LOGO BACK9NETWORK's Advisory Board, initially launched earlier this month, also includes Tony Ponturo, Fran Shea, and Seth Waugh, but will now consist of a seven-member group comprised of highly...

2014-10-24 20:21:39

In honor of Diwali, four Bollywood films will be offered to all digital subscribers. CENTENNIAL, Colo., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Media Distribution (IMD) and Eros International announced today that Comcast is offering a selection of Bollywood titles from Eros International free of charge from now through October 29 to all digital Xfinity TV customers. This special limited time viewing opportunity is being offered in celebration of Diwali, the Indian festival of...

2014-10-22 16:24:53

Grand Opening Highlights Comcast's Continued Commitment to Improving the Customer Experience WEST HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast held a special reception and ribbon-cutting event yesterday to announce the grand opening of its interactive Xfinity Customer Service Center in West Hartford. The 6,000 square foot center has been designed entirely around the needs of customers, providing them with an opportunity to explore, learn about and interact directly with...

2014-10-22 12:25:28

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast California's Regional Senior Vice President, Hank Fore, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153567 Fore oversees all of Comcast's operations in Northern and Central California, serving more than 2.2 million customers and managing more than 5,500 employees. Under his leadership, Comcast California was named as one of the "Best Places to...

2014-10-21 16:31:06

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Google spent $3.94 million lobbying the federal government in the third quarter, off from its record $5.30 million in the previous quarter, but up 17 percent from $3.37 million in the comparable period in 2013, according to records just filed with the Clerk of the House of Representatives and analyzed today by Consumer Watchdog. Of 15 tech and communications companies' lobbying spending monitored by Consumer Watchdog only...

2014-10-17 16:23:14

Ongoing Hiring to Add Nearly 100 New Positions By Year-End to Staff State-of-the-Art Call Center HUDSON, N.H., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to provide an outstanding customer experience, Comcast Cable today celebrated the opening of a new state-of-the-art customer support center in Hudson, New Hampshire. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141017/152820 The facility will hold approximately 600 people. Comcast continues to hire the best talent...

2014-10-16 16:27:58

NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 30, 2014, NAMIC (National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications) launched Class XIV of its Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP). ELDP Class XIV is the third cadre being presented in partnership with the University of Virginia Darden School of Business in Charlottesville, Virginia. The program's central goal is to prepare mid to senior level executives of color to assume roles within the top leadership and...

2014-10-16 08:26:47

DENVER, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund), a national Native education non-profit, today announced that Comcast and NBCUniversal is partnering with them to further the cause of Native American higher education with a donation of $5 million of advertising for its 2015 public service announcement (PSA) on its cable system and an additional gift of $500,000 of in-kind services and cash. The support will help the College Fund...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.