Tag archive for ‘Brian Roberts’
Ilan Shavit On Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Comcast invests $200 million in Vox Media, Valuing the Digital media at $1 billion

  Comcast Corp’s NBC Universal, will make an additional $200 million strategic investment in Vox Media,  and creating a partnership to help the television giant better connect with younger audiences, More...

News Brief On Monday, July 13th, 2015

Comcast to Launch Internet TV Service Dubbed Stream

Cable giant Comcast said early Monday that it plans to launch a streaming TV service dubbed Stream. It will let its Xfinity broadband customers, for $15 a month in addition to their Internet bill, watch More...

Niva Goldberg On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Brian Roberts defends David Cohen in wake of Comcast-Time Warner failure

Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts responded to speculation that his company’s top attorney, David L. Cohen, might end up as the fall guy for a failed merger attempt with Time Warner More...

Eli Horn On Saturday, January 31st, 2015

FCC Throws Wrench into Plan for Comcast Takeover of Time Warner

U.S. regulators have rewritten their definition of broadband in a manner that portrays the largest U.S. cable company as a more dominant force in high-speed internet access, thus placing a new hurdle for Comcast’s More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Comcast Toots Its Own Horn In Merger, Net Neutrality, Debate

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts, who has donated money to President Obama’s campaigns in the past and has played golf with him, is pushing for a merger with Time Warner, and his company has ghostwritten More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Comcast and Time Warner Merger Is Hit from Left and Right

The proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner is getting hit by the left and the right. Democratic Senator Al Franken has been critical of the two media companies joining forces, but now a right wing More...

S.M. Lightening On Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Congress Conditions Comcast Time Warner Deal on Boosting Latino Channels

– Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-Calif.) and 52 other House members expect Comcast to commit to carrying Latino-focused channels as the cable behemoth is asking lawmakers’ permission to buy Time Warner Cable, More...

Clive Minchom On Monday, April 28th, 2014

Brian Roberts’ Comcast Cuts Deal With Charter To Offload Subscribers And Reduce Market Share Below 30% After $45 Billion Merger With Time Warner Cable

–  – Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Charter Communications (NASDAQ : CHTR ) , which is based in Stamford, Connecticut today jointly More...

Clive Minchom On Monday, February 24th, 2014

Brian Roberts’ Comcast Agrees To Speed Up Netflix Movie Streaming

–   Last week it emerged that Netflix has agreed to pay Comcast for a direct connection to the cable and internet service provider’s network, which will improve its streaming video quality to those More...

Clive Minchom On Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Brian Roberts’ Comcast & Time Warner Confirm $45 Billion Merger Agreement

– – Well now its official, the Comcast, Time Warner merger is on! This is how the official announcement fairly matter of factly put it today:    “Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA,  More...

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