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The New Comcast Technology Center Will Open to the Public This Week

Comcast is set to officially its new technology tower to the public on Thursday. The Comcast Technology Center won’t be fully complete until next year, […]

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It’s Official: Comcast Is Now the Majority Owner of Sky

Comcast announced on Tuesday in the U.K. that it has completed the acquisition of 21st Century Fox’s Sky shares, making the Philly-based company the majority […]

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Why Comcast Will Pay a Whopping $40 Billion for Sky — the British Version of Itself

It’s been a rousing kickoff to the fall season for Comcast. The company that got its start with the purchase of a small 1,200-subscriber cable […]

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30 Fascinating Things I Learned on a Tour of the New Comcast Technology Center

When I entered the new Comcast Technology Center on Thursday morning for the first time, I had no doubt that I’d stepped into the year […]

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Here’s the Story Behind Comcast’s Swastika Problem on Google

If you searched for Comcast via Google last week, chances are you might’ve come across a swastika mixed in with images of the telecom giant’s […]

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Here’s How Many Philadelphians Are Online With Comcast’s Internet Essentials Program

Comcast has now helped more than six million low-income Americans cross the digital divide through its Internet Essentials program, the company announced on Monday, connecting […]

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Comcast Considering a Streaming Service That Would Pay Users to Watch

Comcast’s next move in the streaming war might be paying users to watch television shows and web series online through a new video service. And […]

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Comcast Just Partnered With Amazon to Launch Prime Video on X1 Platform

Comcast and Amazon are now partners, and the duo’s first play is integrating Prime Video on the Xfinity X1 platform. Later this year, Xfinity TV […]

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Comcast’s Latest Earnings Prove That We Should Stop Calling It a Cable Company

Though Comcast is still competing with Fox to acquire Britain’s largest pay-TV provider, the company is no longer leaning on video as its chief source […]

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Comcast Drops Its $65 Billion Bid for Fox to Focus on Buying Sky

As expected, Comcast announced its decision to give up on its pursuit of the assets that 21st Century Fox has agreed to sell to the […]

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Here’s What Comcast’s First Lift Labs Accelerator Class Could Mean for Philly’s Startup Community

Class is officially in session for the ten startups taking part in the first-ever Comcast NBCUniversal Lift Labs Accelerator, Powered by Techstars. The 13-week program […]

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Comcast Boosts Offer for European Broadcaster Sky to $34 Billion

On Wednesday evening, Comcast increased its bid for European broadcaster Sky to $34 billion, trumping 21st Century Fox’s bid of $32.5 billion. Fox originally raised […]

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Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile Will Begin Throttling Video Streams and Hotspot Speeds

In a statement sent to XFinity Mobile subscribers this week, Comcast announced that it will making changes to the mobile service in the coming weeks by […]

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Comcast Will Likely Counter Disney’s Latest Offer for Fox, Analysts Say

In a blow to Comcast, Walt Disney upped its offer in the bidding war for 21st Century Fox this week. The company raised its offer […]

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Here’s the Real Reason Comcast Has Started a Bidding War for 21st Century Fox

On Wednesday, Comcast finally did what it had been gearing up to do for weeks: the country’s largest cable provider submitted its $65 billion counteroffer […]