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Jon Schwantes, senior policy counsel for Consumer Reports, calls on Comcast to be transparent to its customers.
Ian Bush | KYW Newsradio
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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Wall Street
June 17, 2018 - 1:20 pm
Matt Egan and Danielle Wiener-Bronner (CNN Money) -- 1. Merger mania: Judge Richard Leon might be the new MVP of Wall Street. His landmark decision last week to green-light AT&T's takeover of Time Warner removed a huge cloud hanging over the M&A business. A wave of mergers could come next...
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 Comcast is making a $65 billion bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company.
AP Photo/File
June 13, 2018 - 4:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast made a $65 billion bid Wednesday for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company. The bid comes just a day after a federal judge cleared AT&T's takeover of Time Warner and rejected the government's argument that...
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This Aug. 1, 2017, file photo shows the 21st Century Fox sign outside of the News Corporation headquarters building in New York.
AP Photo/Richard Drew, File
June 13, 2018 - 7:12 am
By Mae Anderson, AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast will likely bid for Fox's entertainment business as early as Wednesday now that a federal judge has cleared AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner. If Comcast succeeds in outbidding Disney for Fox, a major cable distributor would...
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 Consumers aren’t likely to see immediate changes following Monday, June 11, 2018 formal repeal of Obama-era internet rules that had ensured equal treatment for all.
AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File
June 11, 2018 - 2:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Your ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change — though not right away — following the official demise Monday of Obama-era internet protections. Any changes are likely to happen slowly, as companies assess how much consumers will tolerate. The...
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Comcast Center
Molly Daly
June 06, 2018 - 2:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Comcast spokesperson said the company has restored phone service for most of its customers after an outage affected businesses across the Delaware Valley and beyond. Reports of service outages by the cable and internet giant's business phone customers began around 1...
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The Discovery Communications logo
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File
June 04, 2018 - 11:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Discovery Inc. signed a $2 billion agreement that gives it media rights to PGA Tour programming for its 220 markets outside the United States. The deal announced Monday is designed to allow Discovery to deliver golf around the world on every screen and device. It's the PGA Tour's...
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Businesses shared success stories about practical workforce development solutions at a Roadmap for Growth forum.
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Steve Tawa
May 30, 2018 - 11:41 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia-area business and civic leaders are providing a roadmap for homeless people to find jobs. Their program is called "Combating Homelessness Through Economic Empowerment." Comcast executive David Cohen says through the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce's "...
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sign outside the Comcast Center in Philadelphia
AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File
May 23, 2018 - 11:17 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast may make an offer for Twenty-First Century Fox, potentially putting it in a head-to-head bidding war with Disney. Comcast Corp. on Wednesday did not provide specific details on a bid, other than to say that it would be all cash and at a premium to the value of Disney's...
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