Brian Roberts

Business

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 […]

Business

Film Gives Comcast First Quarter Earnings a Big Boost

As Comcast prepares to launch its wireless service, the telecom giant looks to be in great financial shape. The company reported first-quarter earnings and revenue […]

Business

Comcast’s Surprisingly Viral Future

I first wrote about Comcast for this magazine in 1991, when a few hundred million dollars and endless spools of coaxial cable were all you […]

Property

Owner of Comcast Condos Revealed!

The one thing Natalie Kostelni, the Philadelphia Business Journal’s ace real estate reporter, couldn’t find out when she broke the news (paywall) that the new Comcast Technology […]

Business

10 Philly Billionaires on New Forbes List

Forbes magazine just released its list of the Richest People on the Planet in 2016, and although Philly doesn’t have a Mark Zuckerberg, Oprah Winfrey […]

Business

Comcast CEO Defends Data Caps

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts defended the company’s use of data overage charges while speaking at the Business Insider conference this week in New York. Comcast is rolling […]

News

Congressman to Comcast: Don’t Let Donald Trump Host Saturday Night Live

At some point in the future, we’re pretty sure that the world will be able to go a day without a Donald Trump headline. Alas, […]

Business

Meet the Four Locals Even Richer Than Brian Roberts

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts is really, really rich. But he’s not rich enough to make the just-released Forbes 400 list, a ranking of America’s richest […]

News

Forbes America’s Richest Families List: Sheetz Folks Richer Than Wawa Clan

Forbes loves publishing lists of the richest people in the world, and we love reading them. And now, the publication has come out with its […]

Business

Only Two Philly CEOs Make Top 100 List

Although Comcast is the most recognizable company in town, its CEO Brian Roberts isn’t the highest-paid chief executive in Philly. That distinction goes to Eric Foss of Aramark, […]

News

Roberts: Comcast Merger “Full Steam Ahead”

Any number of concerns in recent months might’ve derailed the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, but nothing has so far — not even President Obama’s newly […]

News

Brian Roberts “Cautiously Optimistic” for Comcast-Time Warner Merger

It sometimes seems as though opposition to the Comcast-Time Warner merger is coming from every possible quarter — the public, competitors, the tech press, Sen. […]

News

Brian Roberts Is Still the CEO of Comcast

Deadline Hollywood reports that Comcast CEO Brian Roberts, whose family controls the company, heas extended his contract to stay in that position through 2015. “According […]

Property

Morning Headlines: Karen Dougherty Buchholz Is Female!

The Inquirer reported yesterday on Karen Dougherty Buchholz, Comcast’s Senior Vice President of Administration and the organizational leader behind the CITC project, the planned skyscraper […]

Articles

The Most Powerful Man in Philadelphia

The last time we ranked the most powerful people in Philadelphia, in November 2009, Brian Roberts came in at a solid but not spectacular number […]