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Brian L. Roberts

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  • Comcast's big gain in Internet service users fuels 50% profit increase

    Comcast's big gain in Internet service users fuels 50% profit increase
    Comcast Corp. added 315,000 high-speed Internet service customers during the third quarter, surpassing analysts' estimates for subscriber growth and boosting the company's earnings. The gains more than offset Comcast's loss of 81,000 cable television...
  • Film, Cable Help 21st Century Fox Earnings Trump Expectations

    Strong advertising sales and a record-breaking film slate lifted revenues and profits at 21st Century Fox, helping the media and entertainment giant beat Wall Street's projections for its latest quarterly earnings results. The media and entertainment...
  • News Corp. Revenue Rises 4%

    News Corp. reported a 4% increase in its revenue for the most recent quarter, with a boost from its book publishing and digital real estate and education segments. But advertising revenue for its newspapers continued to fall in its fiscal first quarter...
  • Comcast launching talking program guide

    Comcast launching talking program guide
    A new voice has been added to the discussion of what to watch on TV, and it belongs to your cable box. Comcast is launching a talking programming guide for the X1 platform that features a female voice reading aloud program titles, times, descriptions...
  • Brian Roberts: NBC, Harry Potter Ride Boost Comcast's 3Q Profit

    Cable and entertainment giant Comcast saw its third-quarter net income soar nearly 50%, thanks to a favorable tax adjustment and improving performance at its NBCUniversal unit. The Philadelphia company, which is currently seeking approval from federal...
  • Comcast shareholders approve Time Warner Cable purchase

    Comcast shareholders approve Time Warner Cable purchase
    Comcast Corp. shareholders have approved the cable giant's plan to acquire Time Warner Cable for $45.2 billion, a deal that would combine the nation's two largest cable companies. Shareholders voted 99% in favor of the plan, Comcast said on Wednesday....
  • Delaware County native now heads Secret Service

    Delaware County native now heads Secret Service
    The situation on South Broad Street was potentially volatile. Protesters wanted to deliver thousands of petitions to Comcast Corp. executives and directors after a public meeting at the Kimmel Center in May. They were upset over Comcast's proposed...
  • Attractions group opens regional office in Orlando

    Attractions group opens regional office in Orlando
    The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions is opening a North American office in Orlando. It is IAAPA's fourth regional office, joining ones in Hong Kong, Brussels and Mexico City. Richard Jackson is the new vice president of...
  • Comcast pushes back on Netflix; touts benefits of TW Cable deal

    Comcast pushes back on Netflix; touts benefits of TW Cable deal
    Netflix has emerged as one of the biggest foes of Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable. Despite a recent agreement in which the digital programmer agreed to pay the cable and broadband giant for a direct connection to its 20 million high-...
  • Inside Jeff Shell's First Year at Universal

    When Jeff Shell was announced as the new boss of Universal one year ago, skeptics predicted a stressful transition, given the executive's inexperience on the Hollywood firing line. They were right and they were wrong. In year one, Shell has navigated his...
  • Consumers, Hollywood Wait for Answers on the Comcast-TWC Merger

    Many people have chimed in on the plans by Comcast, the nation's top cable and Internet provider, to merge with Time Warner Cable, the No. 2 cable operator and No. 3 ISP. But perhaps no one was so public as a man who confronted Comcast CEO Brian Roberts...