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    1. February 12, 2013

      Comcast in $16.7bn NBCUniversal buyout

      Comcast will spend $18.1bn to buy GE’s 49 per cent stake in NBCUniversal and properties including its “30 Rock” studios,...

    2. May 2, 2012

      Comcast sees rise in broadband customers

      First-quarter earnings from Comcast highlighted the largest US cable network’s changing business mix, with growth in...

    1. February 15, 2012

      Comcast-NBCU merger pays dividends

      Comcast has raised its dividend and authorised another $6.5bn in share buy-backs thanks to a 30 per cent rise in annual free...

    2. January 29, 2012

      Comcast’s bet on NBCU begins to pay off

      When cable operator Comcast bought 51 per cent of NBCUniversal, the television and film group, many in the media industry...

    3. December 16, 2011

      Comcast chief to pay $500,000 antitrust fine

      Brian Roberts, chief executive of Comcast, has settled charges with the US justice department that he violated reporting...

    4. November 2, 2011

      Comcast loses more pay-TV customers

      Comcast, the largest US cable operator, suffered an ongoing loss of pay-television subscribers but gained high-speed...

    5. August 3, 2011

      Comcast bet on NBC Universal pays off

      Comcast’s bet on integrating media content and distribution showed early signs of paying off as the largest cable operator...

    6. August 1, 2011

      Comcast rebrands cable sport network

      Comcast is rebranding Versus, its cable sports network. To be called NBC Sports Network starting next year, the move...

    7. June 7, 2011

      NBC Universal wins US rights to Olympics

      NBC Universal, the media group owned by Comcast, has won the US broadcasting rights to the next four Olympic games with a...

    8. May 20, 2011

      NBC Sports chairman steps down

      Dick Ebersol, the head of NBC Sports and one of the most influential men in the television business, is stepping down after...

    9. May 4, 2011

      Sports viewers boost TV ad revenues in US

      Rising audiences for sports events are driving a rebound in advertising revenue across US broadcast networks and cable...

    10. February 16, 2011

      Comcast to raise dividend after strong earnings

      Comcast, the largest US cable provider, said it would raise its dividend by 19 per cent to $0.45 a share and increase is...

    11. January 7, 2011

      Premium content to drive tablets’ popularity

      “You shouldn’t have to have a PhD as a consumer to be able to figure out how to get this stuff,” Jeff Bewkes, Time Warner’s...

    12. December 15, 2010

      Obama urges big business to start hiring

      President Barack Obama was pressed by top executives to slash taxes on foreign earnings of US companies, prompting the White...

    13. October 27, 2010

      Comcast quarterly profits fall 8.2%

      Comcast, the biggest US cable provider, said on Wednesday that its third-quarter profits fell as customers pared back...

    14. September 24, 2010

      Zucker to leave NBC Universal early

      Jeff Zucker will make an earlier-than-expected exit from NBC Universal, stepping down after three turbulent years as chief...

    15. May 12, 2010

      Comcast shrugs off tougher regulation

      Brian Roberts, chief executive of Comcast, yesterday said he was not concerned about increased regulation from the US...

    16. May 12, 2010

      Comcast shrugs off tougher regulation

      Brian Roberts, chief executive of Comcast, on Tuesday said he was not concerned about increased regulation from the US...

    17. February 5, 2010

      Lawmakers question Comcast chief on proposed merger

      Comcast chief executive Brian Roberts was given a mostly warm reception on Capitol Hill yesterday as Democratic lawmakers...

    18. February 4, 2010

      Comcast chief gently queried on merger plans

      Comcast chief executive Brian Roberts was given a mostly warm reception on Capitol Hill on Thursday as Democratic lawmakers...

    19. December 31, 2009

      Father and son keep the show on the road

      On a crowded stage at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York this month, NBC Universal employees sampled a taste of Comcast family...

    20. December 30, 2009

      Father and son keep the show on the road

      Dynamic duo: there was never any question over Brian Roberts, above, filling his father Ralph’s shoes On a crowded stage at...

    21. December 4, 2009

      Officials say Comcast bid will attract close scrutiny

      US officials warned they would closely scrutinise Comcast's bid for control of NBC Universal, as the cable company sought to...

    22. December 4, 2009

      A test for Obama's merger policies

      The creation of a company that could control about one-fifth of all advertising on US televisions poses the first...

    23. December 3, 2009

      NBCU deal tests Obama’s merger policies

      The creation of a company that could control about one-fifth of all advertising on US televisions poses the first...

    24. December 3, 2009

      Lawmakers warn on Comcast bid

      Lawmakers say ‘serious questions’ surround the NBCU deal, which will create one of the US’s largest media groups US...

    25. December 3, 2009

      Comcast to take control of NBC Universal

      Comcast has sealed an agreement to take control of NBC Universal from General Electric in a deal valuing the media property...

    26. December 2, 2009

      Comcast’s NBCU move is no joke

      Tina Fey quipped last month about whether NBC Universal would change the name of hit show 30 Rock to Industrial Park on the...

    27. December 1, 2009

      GE and Vivendi agree NBC Universal deal

      General Electric has agreed to pay Vivendi $5.8bn for the French group’s 20 per cent stake in NBC Universal, according to a...

    28. August 6, 2009

      Comcast profit rises 53%

      Comcast, the top US cable operator, said second-quarter net profit surged 53 per cent from an income tax gain and lower...

    29. February 18, 2009

      Comcast subscriber growth slows

      Comcast subscriber growth slowed in the fourth quarter from the year-ago period as the impact of the declining economy...

    30. October 29, 2008

      Comcast lifted by increase in customer numbers

      Comcast, the leading US cable operator, on Wednesday reported third quarter profit jumping 38 per cent, buoyed by a rise in...

    31. February 15, 2008

      Comcast's payout

      Comcast cleared up some of the static between its management and shareholders yesterday by unfolding its wallet and...

    32. February 15, 2008

      Comcast in placatory moves

      Comcast, the largest US cable operator, sought to placate unhappy investors yesterday by announcing a new dividend and $7bn...

    33. February 14, 2008

      Comcast in conciliatory moves

      Comcast, the largest US cable operator, sought to placate unhappy investors on Thursday by announcing a new dividend and...

    34. February 14, 2008

      Comcast’s payout

      Comcast cleared up some of the static between its management and shareholders on Thursday by unfolding its wallet and...

    35. January 8, 2008

      Comcast extends video service

      Comcast, the US cable and telephony group, will today unveil a big expansion of its on-demand content service in an attempt...

    36. January 8, 2008

      Comcast extends video service

      Comcast, the US cable and telephony group, will today unveil a big expansion of its on-demand content service in an attempt...

    37. December 6, 2007

      Comcast tumbles on lower forecasts

      Comcast shares took a big hit yesterday after the biggest US cable company cut revenue forecasts due to increased...

    38. December 5, 2007

      Competition weighs on Comcast

      Shares in Comcast took another big hit on Wednesday after the largest cable company in the US reduced its forecasts for...

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