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Launched HDTV and VOD
Became majority owner of the Golf Channel and Versus
Launched High-speed wireless data service, Xfinity Internet 2go
Comcast and AT&T Broadband completed a $47.5 billion merger
When did Comcast first offer stock publicly?
Launched Digital Voice Service
10th anniversary of Comcast Cares Day
April 30th 2011
Founded by Ralph Roberts, Daniel Aaron, and Julian Brodsky as American Cable Systems
Introduced XfinityTV.com, allowing customers online access to video content
Partnered with Disney to acquire 40% controlling interest in E! Entertainment Television and Style Network
Announced and gained FCC approval for a merger with NBC Universal
Held a major stake in QVC, helping to make it the worlds largest electronics retailer
When was Comcast with the Peacock Logo launched?
1986 - 2003
Completed Purchase of Full Ownership of NBCUniversal by acquiring the remaining 49% of General Electric's interest in the company
March 19, 2013
When was Comcast's United Way campaign in 2014?
October 13th - October 24th 2014
What Year did CNBC, the first financial News Channel, Launch?
What company invested 1 Billion dollars in Comcast in 1997?
NBC's Meet The Press is the longest Running Show on TV. What year did the Program debut?
In 2005, Comcast partnered with PBS to develop the first 24-hour preschool destination for children 2-5 and their caregivers on TV. What is the name of This Channel?
In October 2013, Comcast, NBCUniversal and Twitter announced a first-of-its-kind partnership which allows consumers to discover new shows and movies in their Twitter feeds, and then watch them through a click of a button.that links social conversations happening online to the actual consumption of TV, movie and sports content. What is this platform called?
What year did Comcast and NBCUniversal Bring First Multiplatform Olympics to Americans?
Communications Act of 1934 was formed by what independent agency of the United States Government?
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
On What date did The Greater Chicago Region complete Limited Basic encryption?
November 5, 2013. (Document ID HOW6886)
On What date did Heartland Region complete Limited Basic encryption?
March 25, 2014. (Document ID HOW6886)