2004: A Year of Dealing Modestly
- L.A. Approves AT&T-Comcast Transfer. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;11/11/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 45, p42
Reports on the transfer of AT&T Broadband's cable franchise to Comcast Corp. by Los Angeles City Council on November 6, 2002. Approval for an open-programming access ordinance by Los Angeles officials which would bar local incumbents from signing exclusive local programming agreements; Problems...
- Merger to rechannel cable TV competition. Roush, Matt // Crain's Detroit Business;03/29/99, Vol. 15 Issue 13, p20
Reports on Comcast Corp.'s acquisition of MediaOne Group Inc. Terms of the agreement; Economic benefits of the deal to the city of Detroit, Michigan; Effect on the cable television competition in the city. INSET: Counting cable customers.
- Cable's tangled Web grows ever tighter. Bannan, Karen J. // Inter@ctive Week;03/29/99, Vol. 6 Issue 13, p18
Reports on the merger of cable companies Comcast and MediaOne in the United States. Terms of agreement; Association of Comcast-MediaOne merger and At Home and Road Runner merger; Role of Microsoft Corp. in the Road Runner-At Home merger; Implications for cable operators.
- Come Together. Cooper, Jim // MediaWeek;06/14/99, Vol. 9 Issue 24, Cable p18
Focuses on the consolidation among cable network and telecommunication companies. Implication of the investment of Microsoft in Comcast on the merger trend; Acquisition deals of Paul Allen of Vulcan Ventures; Other companies implementing the strategy; Overview of the deal between MediaOne and AT&T.
- Comcast, Jones wheel and deal. Farrell // Multichannel News;01/03/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p6
Reports on cable television company Comcast Corp.'s acquisition of Jones Intercable Inc. Details of the stock transaction; Company background.
- Comcast plans Lenfest buy. Whitney, Daisy // Electronic Media;11/22/99, Vol. 18 Issue 47, p4
Reports on United States-based cable television operator ComCast Corp.'s plan to acquire Lenfest Communications. Details of the planned merger between the cable operators; Company background.
- COMCAST OFF TO A STRONG START AS CABLE KING; CHALLENGES LIE AHEAD. Mermigas, Diane // Television Week;5/26/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 21, p10
Focuses on the challenges facing Comcast Corp. after a successful merger that made the company the largest U.S. cable operator. Primary role of Comcast; Lawsuit filed by Comcast against Starz Encore; Forecast on the firm's financial performance in 2003.
- TECHTV GETS REBOOT Comcast to merge Allen's channel with G4. Amdur, Meredith; Dempsey, John // Daily Variety;12/29/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 58, p4
Reports on the expectation for the acquisition of TechTV by Comcast Corp. in the U.S. Effort of the company to boost its programming assets; Merger of TechTV with the company's G4 channel; Plan for the development of original programming of the combined television networks.
- Giving the cable industry something to gush about. Wallace, David J. // America's Network;2/15/95, Vol. 99 Issue 4, p36
Profiles Comcast Corp., a cable television company based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Segments of the telecommunication industry which Comcast is involved in; Comcast Metrophone as a cellular operator owned by the company; Business and management strategies used; Marketing; Joint ventures...