Burke: New Channels Are on the Way

Gibbons, Kent
September 2004
Multichannel News;9/27/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 39, p22
This article reports that fresh off joining Sony Corp. in its acquisition of MGM and months removed from the failed run at Disney, Comcast Corp. president Steve Burke said last week the MSO's executives "remain committed to the idea that content and distribution work well together, and we continue to do that by starting new cable channels." Asked by an audience member how Comcast would meet consumers' need to watch TV on mobile devices. Burke said TV was still "tethered" to rooms with big screens but Comcast wants to make sure its Internet-based phones will work like a landline handset at home and shift to a cellular phone outside the home.


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