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2014-04-16 16:29:22

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society of Professional Journalists today announced the recipients of the 2013 Sigma Delta Chi Awards, recognizing NBC Bay Area with three awards, the most any local television station has won in recent history. The station was honored for its coverage of the Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash landing at San Francisco International Airport last July along with an expose of the local district attorney's pay practices and feature reporting as...

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,...

2014-04-03 16:23:07

Film Titles to Begin Premiering Today CULVER CITY, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crackle and NBCUniversal Television & New Media Distribution today announced an exclusive, multi-year content licensing deal to stream feature films from NBCUniversal's rich film library on the free, ad-supported streaming service. Beginning today, Crackle users will instantly have access to several new premium library feature films, with more than 140 new library titles rolling out over the...

2014-04-03 12:35:21

NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Light Reading (www.lightreading.com), the market-leading online community for the global communications sector, today announced the successful wrap-up of the Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies conference (http://www.cng.lightreading.com/denver/), which took place March 27 in Denver and explored the most promising new cable technologies and architectures. The event brought together 175 attendees, with 65% of attendees cable professionals....

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 12:32:29

- Climactic Season 1 Finale airs tomorrow at 9 p.m. ET - - Content Television & Digital to introduce 19-2 to international market at MIPTV next week - "New Canadian series #19Two is alarmingly good. Almost too much to handle." - Amber Dowling, TV Guide Canada "#19two just great tv. It Impresses and distresses. It's real, honest, powerful, a triumph." - @dogmagayle To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/QCEEbP #19Two TORONTO, April 1, 2014 /CNW/ - After a break-through...

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...