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Comcast Expands Lineup

Comcast Expands Lineup

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has added INSP to its lineups in Philadelhia and New Jersey.

Comcast Expands Lineup

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) announced that it has added The Inspiration Networks’ flagship network, INSP, to its Freedom Region serving greater Philadelphia and New Jersey.

INSP is now offered on channel 295 of the Xfinity TV lineup.

Mark Kang, SVP of worldwide distribution for The Inspiration Networks, said that, “With a nearly 400% ratings increase over the past 18 months, INSP continues to resonate with those who desire programming that celebrate time-honored values. Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA)’s Freedom Region launch adds some 2.1 million subscribers to INSP’s subscriber roster that now tops 72 million via cable, satellite and telco providers”.

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) shares are currently standing at 33.53.

Comcast Expands Lineup
Price History
Last Price: 33.53
52 Week Low / High: 19.72 / 35.16
50 Day Moving Average: 32.79
6 Month Price Change %: 14.7%
12 Month Price Change %: 55.1%

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Comcast Makes Finance VP Announcement

Comcast Makes Finance VP Announcement

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has named its new VP for finance and accounting.

Comcast Makes Finance VP Announcement

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) announced that it has promoted its finance executive Sarah Bryant as senior vice president of finance and accounting for Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Cable’s Central Division, headquartered in Atlanta.

As the SVP Bryant will oversee budgeting and forecasting, financial reporting and analysis, purchasing, capital planning and information technology, and systems throughout the 15 states that comprise the Central Division.

Bryant was the vice president of budgets and capital at Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Cable headquarters in Philadelphia.

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) shares are currently standing at 33.90.

Comcast Makes Finance VP Announcement
Price History
Last Price: 33.90
52 Week Low / High: 19.54 / 35.16
50 Day Moving Average: 32.23
6 Month Price Change %: 16.2%
12 Month Price Change %: 69.8%

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Comcast Improving Channel Listings

Comcast Improving Channel Listings

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) is changing its HD lineup and eliminating duplicates.

Comcast Improving Channel Listings

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA), the cable company, has announced that it is changing its HD channel lineup.

HD channels are located in the 185 to 280 channel range as well as in channels 785 to 1631, and new high-def channels also have been added to the 800s.

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) will remove duplicate channels in the lower channel range so there will be only one channel number for each HD network in the 800s.

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) stated that, “Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) knows, through direct feedback from our customers, that this arrangement provided a less-than-optimal viewing experience, and that some customers have missed out on the additional channels in the 800 range the changes and the grouping of HD channels by genre will help to improve navigation for customers. It also will free up space for more channels, network DVRs, faster Internet speed and other system improvements”.

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) company shares are currently standing at 34.55.

Comcast Improving Channel Listings
Price History
Last Price: 34.55
52 Week Low / High: 19.54 / 35.16
50 Day Moving Average: 31.66
6 Month Price Change %: 27.8%
12 Month Price Change %: 68.7%

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Comcast Cutting Chicago Jobs

Comcast Cutting Chicago Jobs

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has planned to cut 184 employees in Chicago.

Comcast Cutting Chicago Jobs

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) announced that it is planning to cut 184 employees from customer care and sales facilities located in the Chicago suburbs.

This move is being taken as Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) shifts jobs to other facilities and increases its focus on using computerized interactive voice response (IVR) systems to handle customer service calls and dispatch field technicians.

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) stated that, “The layoffs will be offset by the hiring of 250 employees in the Chicago area, including the addition of 100 jobs at a facility in Naperville, Ill., which supports business customers. Moving jobs to its commercial arm could help Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) grow its business services revenue, which jumped 34.2 percent to $435 million during the second quarter”.

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) stocks were at 34.51 at the end of the last day’s trading. There’s been a 17.5% movement in the stock price over the past 3 months.

Comcast Cutting Chicago Jobs
Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Analyst Advice
Consensus Opinion: Moderate Buy
Mean recommendation: Error
(1=Strong Buy, 5=Strong Sell)
3 Months Ago: Error
Zack’s Rank: 2 out of 12 in the industry

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Comcast Ups Speeds In New Mexico

Comcast Ups Speeds In New Mexico

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has announced faster Internet services in New Mexico.

Comcast Ups Speeds In New Mexico

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) announced that it is increasing its Internet speeds available in New Mexico.

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) will provide high speed DOCSIS 3.0 networks to its residential and business class customers in Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Santa Fe, Farmington, Silver City, Gallup, Los Alamos, Deming, Portales and Taos.

DOCSIS 3.0 is the next generation of DOCSIS (Data Over Cable Services Interface Specification), an international telecommunications standard, which allows cable television operators add high-speed data to their current cable TV systems and to have the best online experience possible.

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) is also launching two new premium speed tiers to its residential and business class customers, Extreme 105 and Extreme 50.

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) shares are currently standing at 34.94.

Comcast Ups Speeds In New Mexico
Price History
Last Price: 34.94
52 Week Low / High: 19.19 / 35.09
50 Day Moving Average: 31.21
6 Month Price Change %: 29.0%
12 Month Price Change %: 59.7%

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Comcast Signs Scripps Deal

Comcast Signs Scripps Deal

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has inked a carriage deal with Scripps.

Comcast Signs Scripps Deal

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) announced that it has reached a comprehensive carriage agreement with Scripps Networks Interactive, bringing the HGTV and Food Network parent’s content to Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA)’s Xfinity TV customers on a wide variety of devices.

The agreement includes TV Everywhere and advanced advertising.

Gregory Rigdon, Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA)’s executive VP of content acquisition, said that, “This agreement with Scripps Networks underscores our commitment to TV Everywhere and our desire to use the latest technologies and rapid pace of innovation to deliver the best content to XFinity TV customers wherever and whenever they want to watch it ”.

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) stocks were at 31.83 at the end of the last day’s trading. There’s been a 6.9% change in the stock price over the past 3 months.

Comcast Signs Scripps Deal
Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Analyst Advice
Consensus Opinion: Moderate Buy
Mean recommendation: Error
(1=Strong Buy, 5=Strong Sell)
3 Months Ago: Error
Zack’s Rank: 2 out of 13 in the industry

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Comcast Continues Xfinity Rollout

Comcast Continues Xfinity Rollout

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has launched its Xfinity Home service in the Huntsville area.

Comcast Continues Xfinity Rollout

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has announced the launch of a new remote monitor service for the Huntsville area.

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Xfinity Home, a security system with police and fire alarm protection, allows customers to set their alarm from a smartphone or computer and remotely control their lights and digital thermostats.

Customers can create personalized settings and it will allow users to personalize alerts of doors opening and closing and motion detection as well as providing access to weather, news, traffic and sports.

They can even watch live streaming video of their home with the use of wireless cameras.

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) stocks were at 31.73 at the end of the last day’s trading. There’s been a 9.5% movement in the stock price over the past 3 months.

Comcast Continues Xfinity Rollout
Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Analyst Advice
Consensus Opinion: Moderate Buy
Mean recommendation: Error
(1=Strong Buy, 5=Strong Sell)
3 Months Ago: Error
Zack’s Rank: 2 out of 13 in the industry

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Comcast Wins Diversity Award

Comcast Wins Diversity Award

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has been named a top company for diversity by Black Enterprise Magazine.

Comcast Wins Diversity Award

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) announced that it has been named to Black Enterprise magazine’s annual list of the “40 Best Companies for Diversity.”

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) was honored for its diverse employee base, supplier diversity program and the diverse representation of its Board of Directors.

Maria G. Arias, Executive Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA), said that, “Since Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA)’s founding nearly 50 years ago, we have been committed to creating a culture of fairness, respect and inclusion. It is an honor to be recognized by Black Enterprise’s one of the best companies for diversity as Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) and NBCUniversal strive to become a model of diversity for the communications and entertainment industries. Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) is proud of the additional steps we have taken, and will continue to build on our strong foundation to create an even more inclusive company”.

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) stocks are currently standing at 31.73.

Comcast Wins Diversity Award
Price History
Last Price: 31.73
52 Week Low / High: 19.19 / 32.5
50 Day Moving Average: 30.03
6 Month Price Change %: 23.4%
12 Month Price Change %: 25.3%

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