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The logos for Time Warner and AT&T appear above alternate trading posts on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
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February 26, 2019 - 1:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday cleared AT&T's takeover of Time Warner, rejecting the Trump administration's claims that the $81 billion deal will harm consumers and reduce competition in the TV industry. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington came Tuesday in...
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Ian Bush
January 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Comcast is preparing to roll out a streaming service that the Philly-based media giant hopes will win viewers — largely because of one big difference from Netflix. From ‘Saturday Night Live’ to ‘Jurassic World,’ NBCUniversal has a universe of its own shows and movies...
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Maritime Academy Charter School in Bridesburg.
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Hadas Kuznits
November 29, 2018 - 4:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia school receives new laptops through a KYW Newsradio community program. Maritime Academy Charter School received 10 laptops from KYW Newsradio and Comcast after being nominated for the prize by fourth grade teacher Tabyus Walker. "I was at a book bank...
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Comcast
Ian Bush
November 12, 2018 - 4:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Comcast is looking to add more military members to its ranks. The Philadelphia-based media giant says it'll hire 11,000 veterans, military spouses, and National Guard and Reserve members over the next three years. That's after Comcast says it surpassed its goal of...
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Comcast
Ian Bush
November 08, 2018 - 1:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you're a cable cord cutter, Comcast has something in the works for you. The company is designing a box that will make it easier to navigate streaming video apps, like Netflix, Amazon Prime and YouTube. It is controlled by a voice-activated remote, according to a...
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The life of H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest was celebrated Wednesday at the Academy of Music.
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Paul Kurtz
October 17, 2018 - 5:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two months after his death, thousands of guests packed the Academy of Music Wednesday to celebrate the life of legendary philanthropist and billionaire businessman H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest. A short documentary preceded a collection of memories from a dozen people who...
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From left: Artists Conrad Shawcross and Jenny Holzer speak with Comcast CEO Brian Roberts.
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Mike Dougherty
October 17, 2018 - 5:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's tallest building opens to the public Thursday. The 60-story, $1.5 billion Comcast Technology Center at 18th and Arch streets is right across the street from the "old" skyscraper, which remains as the media giant's headquarters. Even the lobby is a feast...
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Comcast Buys Sky
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September 24, 2018 - 8:42 am
By Hadas Gold (CNN Money) -- A great day for Comcast is turning into an even better one for Sky shareholders. The American cable giant outbid 21st Century Fox and its powerful backer, Disney, on Saturday in an auction for control of the European pay-TV broadcaster. Comcast's final bid was £17.28 ($...
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Comcast
September 22, 2018 - 3:00 pm
Hadas Gold (CNN Money) -- Comcast outbid 21st Century Fox and its powerful backer, Disney, on Saturday in an auction for control of European broadcaster Sky. Comcast lodged a winning bid of about $39 billion (£30 billion) for Sky following a rare, three round auction managed by UK's Takeover Panel...
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Headquarters of the Italian Sky television broadcaster
AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File
September 20, 2018 - 3:59 pm
LONDON (AP) — Comcast and 21st Century Fox will settle their battle for control of broadcaster Sky through a rare auction designed to put an end to months of offers and counteroffers from the American media empires seeking a foothold in the European pay TV market. The auction will begin after the...
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