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Comcast: American telecommunications conglomerate
Comcast Corporation is an American telecommunications conglomerate headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is the second-largest broadcasting and cable television company in the world by revenue and the largest pay-TV company, the largest cable TV company and largest home Internet service provider in the United States, and the nation's third-largest home telephone service provider. Comcast provides services to U.S. residential and commercial customers in 40 states and in the District of Columbia. As the parent company of the international media company NBCUniversal since 2011, Comcast is a producer of feature films and television programs intended for theatrical exhibition and over-the-air and cable television broadcast, respectively.


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NBCUniversal theme parks in Florida and California will remain closed at least through April 19 because of the global coronavirus outbreak, the company said in a statement on Tuesday.
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U.S. Supreme Court hinders comedian-businessman's race-bias suit against Comcast

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Major U.S. internet firms agree not to cancel service over next 60 days

The U.S. telecoms regulator said Friday that major internet providers - including Comcast Corp, AT&T Inc and Verizon Communications Inc - agreed not to terminate service for subscribers for the next 60..
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Comcast bets ads work on streaming TV, plans Peacock debut for April

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Comcast's Peacock streaming service to offer free and $5- or $10-a-month options

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Traditional studios take top film honors at Golden Globe awards

Movie studios owned by Comcast Corp and Sony Corp won the top film honors at the Golden Globe awards on Sunday, overshadowing a number of nominees from streaming service Netflix Inc.
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U.S. Supreme Court weighs Comcast appeal in Byron Allen racial bias lawsuit

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Comcast tops profit forecast as it gains high-speed internet customers

Comcast Corp beat Wall Street profit and revenue estimates on Thursday, as the company added high-speed internet customers and lost more video subscribers than expected.
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Comcast beats profit estimates on internet subscriber additions

Media and communications company Comcast Corp beat Wall Street estimates for third-quarter profit on Thursday, as it added more high-speed internet customers, even as it lost video users.
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Exclusive: Comcast emerges as new Google antitrust foe - sources

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'The Office' to leave Netflix in 2021, head to NBCU streaming service

Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal will pull popular workplace comedy "The Office" from Netflix Inc in the United States in 2021 and make the show available on its own streaming service, the company said on..
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