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Comcast unveils new data usage plan in Augusta

...more money."Augusta is one of several Southeastern markets to see Comcast's new Internet data usage plan.The cable giant is testing a new policy in Augusta and 13 other national markets that gives its XFINITY Internet customers a flat 300...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-12-02/comcast-unv
Comcast tells local stores that it won't run gun commercials

...arms after Comcast banned commercials for his downtown Augusta pawnshop.Unless he removes weapons from the ads, the cable giant won't run the commercials for United Loan and Firearms.Reynolds, who manages the Broad Street store, was notified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-03-25/comcast-tel
Deal allows for online video

...reach them.They have had no rights to either -- until now.To win government approval to take over NBC Universal, cable giant Comcast Corp. agreed to let online rivals license NBC programming, including hit shows such as 30 Rock and The Office...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-02-28/deal-allows-online-video
Business
ESPN to broadcast Masters

...Masters Tournament and one of the leaders in televised sports are teaming up to promote the game of golf internationally. Cable giant ESPN will televise the first two rounds of the 2008 Masters, Augusta National Golf Club Chairman Billy Payne announced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/11/gol_147087.shtml
Golf | Augusta National Golf Club
Lay, Skilling biggest catch of all scandals

...striking similarities to the other white-collar scandals that followed it. As in the fraud cases involving WorldCom, cable giant Adelphia Communications Corp. and HealthSouth Corp., federal prosecutors worked slowly to wring guilty pleas from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/26/bus_82923.shtml
Business
Business briefs

...record, eliminating the need for his retrial on securities fraud and bank fraud charges in a scandal that forced the cable giant into bankruptcy. Mr. Rigas is the son of Adelphia founder John Rigas and was the company's former executive vice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/24/bus_25562.shtml
Business
Business briefs

...such as video-on-demand fueled a $262 million profit in its second quarter compared with a loss a year ago. The cable giant raised its forecast for operating cash flow for the year. Southern Co. posts smaller income ATLANTA - Southern Co...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/29/bus_423569.shtml
Business
Disney to reshuffle management at its fourth-place ABC network

...the barrel." Still, ABC has become a growing source of embarrassment and frustration at Disney, especially after cable giant Comcast Corp. made an unsolicited $54 billion bid for the company in February and singled out the network for improvement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/13/tel_412046.shtml
Television
Disney board rejects Comcast offer

LOS ANGELES -- The Walt Disney Company rejected Comcast Corp.'s takeover bid, but it also kept the cable giant's hopes alive by indicating more money might do the trick. The board's unanimous rejection Monday came one week after Disney...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/18/bus_404959.shtml
Business
Internet calling gets regulators' attention

...broadband connection required for VoIP, Cablevision may bring new credibility to Internet-based calling. Similarly, cable giants Comcast and AOL Time Warner are also gearing up for a broad rollout of VoIP service next year. But regulators could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/10/liv_395881.shtml
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