Roberts Pitches Merits of On-Demand Ads

Farrell, Mike
February 2006
Multichannel News;2/13/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p11
The article reports on a speech by Brian Roberts, chairman and CEO of Comcast Corp., and Ivan Seidenberg, chairman and CEO of Verizon, delivered at the "Business Week" Media Summit in New York City, February 8 and 9, 2006. Roberts discusses the value of Google Inc. and provides advice for telephone companies entering the video business. Seidenberg provides his comments on the family of Roberts and the stock of Verizon on February 8, 2006.


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