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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...

2014-05-14 08:28:29

NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinton Group, Inc. ("Clinton Group") announced today that its definitive proxy materials for the ValueVision Media, Inc. (Nasdaq: VVTV) June 18, 2014 annual meeting are available. Clinton Group has nominated six independent professionals for the Board of Directors of ValueVision and is soliciting votes from fellow ValueVision shareholders for the election of these individuals. The Clinton Group also announced that it has produced a video featuring its...

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...

2014-05-09 23:05:49

Cable experts from NBCUniversal, Penthera, Time Warner Cable, Univision, and much more are prepared to tackle the most vital technology topics facing the cable industry today. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Designed specifically for cable professionals, the Digital and Tech Summit is a unique, insight-packed summit that will tell you everything you need to know about the technology, software, and content fueling multiplatform entertainment. The summit brings together thought leaders...

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...

Level 3 Calls Out ISPs For 'Deliberately Slowing' Broadband Speeds
2014-05-06 15:03:09

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday Internet backbone provider Level 3 called out a number of Internet Service Providers (ISP), which may include Comcast - accusing them of slowing net speeds. This is just the latest in a widely publicized "spat" that has been going on between the backbone provider and several large ISPs. According to Level 3, which is one of a few companies that helps move traffic around the Internet, some ISPs are not willing to spend money...

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...

2014-05-01 12:29:26

MULTI-YEAR PARTNERSHIP GIVES UNIVERSAL RIGHTS TO MARKET & DISTRIBUTE PACKAGED MEDIA AND MULTI-PLATFORM DIGITAL CONTENT FOR ICONIC PRESCHOOL PORTFOLIO NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HIT Entertainment, one of the world's leading preschool entertainment companies, and a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. (Nasdaq:MAT), and Universal Studios Home Entertainment, a premier home entertainment company, announced today a deal that gives Universal distribution rights to HIT's...


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