Apple of Comcast's Eye

Steinert-Threlkeld, Tom
January 2008
Multichannel News;1/14/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p30
The article reports on the intention by Brian Roberts to launch Comcast 3.0 to open the eyes of customers, competitors, and retailers that it would be the next Apple, in terms of innovation in electronics in the U.S. In Comcast 3.0, Comcast Corp. will start delivering new communications services that will let a person check home voice mail and electronic mail on computers. He pointed out that it is a feature found on Apple's popular iPhone.


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