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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

    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...

  22. 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...

  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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