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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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The Comcast Technology Center is the tallest building in the Philadelphia skyline.
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Mike DeNardo
September 20, 2018 - 1:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some workers have already moved into Philadelphia's tallest building, which is still under construction. Comcast Chairman Brian Roberts gave reporters a sneak peek inside the 60-story, $1.5 billion Comcast Technology Center at 18th and Arch streets. So far, 1,000...
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Comcast Center
Ian Bush
September 06, 2018 - 10:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA — Being a cable company at a time when many people are turning to cheaper streaming services might trigger a crisis in some businesses, but Comcast is calm. The CEO says the Philly media giant has been successful at predicting — and preparing for — the future. Many more alarm bells...
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U.S. Olympic Gold medalists Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson and Monique Lamoureux-Morando, who are Comcast ambassadors, join Comcast Senior VP David Cohen and Mayor Jim Kenney.
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Tim Jimenez
August 13, 2018 - 1:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Comcast officials announced Monday that their Internet Essentials program, which helps connect low-income families to the internet, is now expanding to help veterans in need. Comcast Senior Executive Vice President David Cohen, with Mayor Jim Kenney and other city...
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Disney 21st Century Fox
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August 08, 2018 - 12:36 pm
By Jill Disis (CNN Money) -- Disney won the battle to purchase most of 21st Century Fox. Now it's getting ready to fight the streaming wars. Disney CEO Bob Iger on Tuesday outlined some of his plans for Fox's assets during the company's first quarterly call since shareholders approved the $71.3...
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Ian Bush
August 02, 2018 - 6:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Primetime TV has expanded its viewing selections for users. Comcast is adding Amazon Prime Video 's subscription service to its cable platform. Comcast customers who pay for Amazon Prime will be able to watch series like the upcoming "Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan" or "The...
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Dreamstime
Ian Bush
July 17, 2018 - 8:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Over the next two years, nearly 1,000 television stations will change channels as more room is made "in the air" for data-devouring smartphones and other wireless devices. Two of the new assignments take effect on Wednesday in the greater Philadelphia area. On July 18...
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Comcast and the Philly Pops teamed up to give 205 bikes away for Christmas in July.
Dan Wing/KYW Newsradio
Dan Wing
July 11, 2018 - 1:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philly Pops teamed up with Comcast for their 5th annual Christmas in July bike giveaway on Wednesday morning. The Comcast Center was decked out with Christmas trees and other decorations. Carolers, Santa Claus (donning summer apparel), and a quartet of trumpets...
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This Friday, July 25, 2014, file photo shows a view of the headquarters of the Italian Sky television broadcaster in Milan, Italy.
AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File
July 11, 2018 - 8:47 am
By Gergory Katz and Danica Kirka, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Media mogul Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox increased Wednesday its bid to take full control of lucrative European pay TV service Sky in a prolonged battle with U.S. rival Comcast. Fox raised its bid to 14 pounds ($18.58) a share as...
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Comcast
June 29, 2018 - 3:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio/CNN) -- Comcast customers across the United States were slowly coming back online late Friday after a massive outage left them without Internet, cable TV, and telephone service. The outage started Friday morning and quickly spread to several areas, including Philadelphia...
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