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News on Comcast (Ticker: CMCSA) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

15 min ago | Adweek

Meredith Baker Exits Comcast for Wireless Lobby

Meredith Attwell Baker, the former Federal Communications commissioner who caused a stir when she left the agency to lobby for Comcast months after the agency approved the NBCUniversal deal, is now headed for the CTIA-The Wireless Association.

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1 hr ago | GigaOM

The internet is going private. It's also grown to 138 Tbps of capacity

The need for speed is driving the growth of private networks owned by companies like Facebook, Google, Amazon and Microsoft.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Cable & Satellite

2 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Antitrust laws potentially useful in new Gilded Age [Commentary]

We're in a new Gilded Age of wealth and power similar to the first Gilded Age, when the nation's antitrust laws were enacted.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Opinion

6 hrs ago | Fortune

Supreme Court justices skeptical of Aereo, but wary of killing it

At Tuesday's oral arguments concerning the legality of Aereo, a service that beams live broadcast TV to computer and smartphones without paying any copyright royalties to broadcasters, the Justices seemed puzzled, tormented, and searching for an out.

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Related Topix: US News, Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Media, Walt Disney, Television, Cable & Satellite

7 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Stock Market Today: Comcast's Cable Wins and Harley-Davidson's Profit Spike

As we barrel into the thick of earnings season, corporate profit results should drive the market for the rest of the week.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Harley Davidson, Automakers, Cable & Satellite

Tue Apr 22, 2014

AlertNet

Dish looking to debut Internet TV service this summer -Bloomberg

Dish Network Corp, the No. 2 U.S. satellite TV provider, is looking to debut internet TV service this summer, Bloomberg News reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

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The Hill

Netflix-Comcast feud escalates

A long-running feud between Netflix and Comcast is on the verge of becoming all-out war.

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Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, Cable & Satellite, US Military, Hastings, US Army

Seeking Alpha

Comcast's CEO Discusses Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to Comcast's First Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call.

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The Washington Post

Comcast Adds TV Subscribers Again, Defying Industry Trend

Video subscriber growth and the Winter Olympics helped first-quarter profit of 68 cents a share, excluding some items, beat the 64 cents analysts estimated on average.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, Business News

Hollywood Reporter

Comcast Touts NBC Ratings Momentum, Upfront Outlook

UPDATED: CEO Brian Roberts highlights the "incredible turnaround" at the network and says it is positioned to top peers in the 18-49 demo in primetime and late night this season.

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Deadline

Comcast Expects NBC To Catch Up To Rivals In Upfront Ad Market

"Monetization gap" is the clunky term NBCU chief Steve Burke frequently uses when he laments the low ad rates his company commands after years of flailing in the TV ratings wars.

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Forbes.com

Sochi Olympics Drives Comcast Revenue Growth

The Sochi Olympics drove first quarter revenue growth for NBCUniversal parent company Comcast.

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The Washington Post

Switchboard: Netflix teases a price hike, doesna t deny Comcast played a role

The shrewd politics behind the Netflix price hike. "If you're on the fence about getting a Netflix subscription, you may want to act now," I write.

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Detroit News

Comcast 1Q earns beat Wall Street on upbeat NBC result

Philadelphia - Comcast's first-quarter net income rose by nearly a third as ad revenue surged at broadcast network NBC, helped by the Winter Olympics in Sochi and Jimmy Fallon's elevation as host of 'The Tonight Show.'

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ABC News

Comcast 1Q Earns Surge on Upbeat NBC Results

Comcast Corp. said Tuesday that its first-quarter net income rose by 30 percent as ad revenue surged at broadcast network NBC, helped by the Winter Olympics in Sochi and Jimmy Fallon's elevation as host of "The Tonight Show."

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, The Tonight Show, Entertainment, Television, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comedy, The Regulators, Country

MLive.com

How Comcast's big volunteer day will benefit Michigan

Comcast employees and others will volunteer more than 6,200 hours on Saturday across Michigan, helping out nonprofits in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Flint, Jackson, Lansing and Muskegon Heights.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Michigan, Muskegon Heights, MI, Lansing, MI

AmericanBankingNews.com

Research Analysts' Upgrades for April, 21st (AAN, COF, COS, CSGP,...

They currently have C$28.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of C$21.00.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Detroit News

Startup competition awards cash, prizes to Michigan entrepreneurs

Detroit is one of three cities nationwide chosen for a new program that rewards entrepreneurs and is sponsored by A+E Network, Comcast Cable and crowd-funding site RocketHub.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Small Business, Personal Finance

AmericanBankingNews.com

Comcast Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Brean Capital

's stock had its "buy" rating reiterated by research analysts at Brean Capital in a report released on Monday, American Banking News reports.

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Media, Universal Pictures, Comcast, Television, Universal Television Group

Crain's New York Business

Comcast, TWC say merger can boost biz services

These services - which include hooking up schools, hospitals, restaurants and corporations to phones, Internet and Ethernet services - are growing quickly.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Media, Television, Universal Television Group, Telecom, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable, Time Warner, Computers, Warner Bros Television

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