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
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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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.
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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.
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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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Kevin Wright
July 06, 2018 - 10:21 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- On Thursday, visitors were invited to the unveiling of a new Comcast Center made entirely of LEGO bricks. KYW Newsradio was in attendance as LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia, partnered with the Independence Visitor Center Corporation, hosted a day-long event to...
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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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Jon Schwantes, senior policy counsel for Consumer Reports, calls on Comcast to be transparent to its customers.
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Ian Bush
June 27, 2018 - 6:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you've ever thought there's nothing convenient about a convenience fee, consumer advocates are here to say they have your back. One group set up shop outside the Comcast Center in Center City Wednesday to call for an end to the widespread practice of add-on charges...
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In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
AP Photo/Richard Drew, File
June 20, 2018 - 9:31 am
By Mae Anderson, AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The mouse is chasing the fox. Disney is upping the ante for Fox, making a $70.3 billion counterbid for Fox's entertainment businesses following Comcast's $65 billion offer for the company. The battle for Twenty-First Century Fox reflects a new...
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