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Launched HDTV and VOD

2002

2

Became majority owner of the Golf Channel and Versus

2001

3

Launched High-speed wireless data service, Xfinity Internet 2go

2009

4

Comcast and AT&T Broadband completed a $47.5 billion merger

2002

5

When did Comcast first offer stock publicly?

1972

6

Launched Digital Voice Service

2005

7

10th anniversary of Comcast Cares Day

April 30th 2011

8

Founded by Ralph Roberts, Daniel Aaron, and Julian Brodsky as American Cable Systems

1963

9

Introduced XfinityTV.com, allowing customers online access to video content

2009

10

Partnered with Disney to acquire 40% controlling interest in E! Entertainment Television and Style Network

1997

11

Announced and gained FCC approval for a merger with NBC Universal

2010

12

Held a major stake in QVC, helping to make it the worlds largest electronics retailer

1986-2003

13

When was Comcast with the Peacock Logo launched?

2012

14

Owned QVC

1986 - 2003

15

Completed Purchase of Full Ownership of NBCUniversal by acquiring the remaining 49% of General Electric's interest in the company

March 19, 2013

16

When was Comcast's United Way campaign in 2014?

October 13th - October 24th 2014

17

What Year did CNBC, the first financial News Channel, Launch?

1989

18

What company invested 1 Billion dollars in Comcast in 1997?

Microsoft

19

NBC's Meet The Press is the longest Running Show on TV. What year did the Program debut?

1947

20

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?

Sprout

21

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?

"See It"

22

What year did Comcast and NBCUniversal Bring First Multiplatform Olympics to Americans?

2012

23

Communications Act of 1934 was formed by what independent agency of the United States Government?

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

24

On What date did The Greater Chicago Region complete Limited Basic encryption?

November 5, 2013. (Document ID HOW6886)

25

On What date did Heartland Region complete Limited Basic encryption?

March 25, 2014. (Document ID HOW6886)

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When was Comcast Incorporated?

1969

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