Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Comcast cable

  • NEW YORK (AP) -- Its become the routine in the cable industry that subscribers stream out the door every quarter, hanging up on cable in favor of service from satellite or phone companies.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • Comcast Corp. (CMCSA), the largest U.S. cable company, agreed to buy back $6.5 billion in stock after fourth-quarter profit rose more than analysts estimated and video-customer losses narrowed for the fifth straight period.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • Comcast is principally involved in the operation of cable systems through Comcast Cable Communications and in the development, production and distribution of entertainment, news, sports and other content for global audiences through NBCUniversal.
  • (MSN Money)
  • Its become the routine in the cable industry that subscribers stream out the door every quarter, hanging up on cable in favor of service from satellite or phone companies.
  • (Chicago Tribune)
  • Comcast is principally involved in the operation of cable systems through Comcast Cable Communications and in the development, production and distribution of entertainment, news, sports and other content for global audiences through NBCUniversal.
  • (CNBC)
  • Brian L. Roberts, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Comcast Corporation, said, "Last year was a very important year for our company.
  • (FierceWireless)
  • NBCUniversal revs rose just 0.8 percent to $5.7 billion, as broadcast TV reported a 3.7 percent dip offset by a 5.3 percent gain in cable networks. Comcast shares are about 6 percent better early Wednesday.
  • (StreetInsider.com)
  • The countrys largest cable company on Wednesday said it lost 17,000 TV customers in the fourth quarter, the smallest number of defections in five years. It compares with a loss of 135,000 subscribers in the same quarter a year earlier.
  • (Newser)
  • Comcast is principally involved in the operation of cable systems through Comcast Cable and in the development, production and distribution of entertainment, news, sports and other content for global audiences through NBCUniversal.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • As the Comcast-NBC Universal merger mixing the monolithic cable company with film and TV assets hits its one-year mark, it would be hard to deny how effectively one hand is washing the other.
  • (Reuters)

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