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Comcast teeing up new services targeted at millennials

...expected to come out this year, and will stream sports and music with other content.For its part, Comcast already is a cable giant, serving 22 percent of traditional U.S. TV customers and almost a quarter of Internet customers, according to data...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-01/comcast-teeing-new-service
Ralph Roberts, founder of cable giant Comcast, dies at 95

NEW YORK - Ralph Roberts, a cable pioneer who built Comcast from a small cable TV system in Mississippi into an entertainment and communications behemoth, has died. He was 95.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-19/ralph-roberts-founder-cabl
Comcast, long criticized on customer service, adding more online reps as it tries to improve

...Comcast to buy the No. 2 cable company, Time Warner Cable, in a $45 billion deal that would create an Internet and cable giant. The combined company would serve nearly 30 percent of cable TV subscribers and more than half of high-speed Internet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-24/comcast-long-criticized-cu
To sway regulators, Charter pledges to play nice on Internet

NEW YORK - Charter is trying to convince the government that consumers will benefit if it is allowed to create a cable giant through its proposed $67.1 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House.The company says it will roll...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-25/sway-regulators-charter-pl
Rejected Fox bid for Time Warner shows growth mood

...the combined company as large as Disney in market value.The rejected cash-and-stock offer comes on the heels of cable giant Comcast Corp.'s proposed $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc., which was made in February. It also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-16/rejected-fox-bid-time-warn
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
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
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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
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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
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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
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