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Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O)

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Comcast announces plans to roll out Xfinity prepaid services
Thursday, 21 Jul 2016 12:00pm EDT 

Comcast Corp: Comcast announces plans to roll out Xfinity prepaid services . Signed a deal with Boost Mobile to offer Xfinity prepaid at select boost mobile locations later this year . To offer Xfinity prepaid at all 4,400 Boost Mobile locations within Comcast's service area by end of next year . Comcast says service will be available later this year starting in Illinois, Michigan, Georgia, Florida, Indiana .Says service will be offered everywhere within company's footprint by 2017-end.  Full Article

Mattel awarded Jurassic World license
Tuesday, 19 Jul 2016 08:45am EDT 

Mattel Inc : Mattel awarded Jurassic World license . Mattel will design, produce and bring to market a wide variety of toys and consumer products inspired by franchise . License rights include wide variety of products, including action figures, play-sets, vehicles, games, plush, role-play, preschool, activity toys . Awarded worldwide master toy licensee for Jurassic World beginning in july 2017 .Mattel and NBC Universal will begin to design and develop new lines immediately, with initial products hitting shelves in early 2018.  Full Article

Comcast adds new video camera and voice controls to smart home platform
Wednesday, 6 Jul 2016 10:00am EDT 

Comcast Corp : Comcast adds new video camera and voice controls to smart home platform . Customers can add 24/7 video recording to review past footage for up to 10 days, view their live video feeds from anywhere .Xcam will be available to all xfinity home customers this summer.  Full Article

Comcast to allow Netflix onto its X1 platform - Recode
Tuesday, 5 Jul 2016 12:14pm EDT 

:Comcast will allow popular web video streaming service Netflix onto its X1 platform, the companies confirmed - Recode.  Full Article

Comcast and Netflix reach agreement to incorporate Netflix into X1
Tuesday, 5 Jul 2016 12:12pm EDT 

Netflix Inc : Comcast and Netflix have reached an agreement to incorporate Netflix into X1 . The service will be available to consumers later in 2016 Further company coverage: [CMCSA.O] [NFLX.O] ((Bengaluru Newsroom +1 646 223 8780;)).  Full Article

Comcast signed an agreement to acquire Icontrol Networks
Thursday, 23 Jun 2016 12:58pm EDT 

Comcast Corp : Signed an agreement to acquire Austin, Texas-based company Icontrol Networks Inc ."Main business we are acquiring is Icontrol's "Converge" software platform".  Full Article

Comcast announces Xfinity brand sponsorships with ESL
Thursday, 2 Jun 2016 09:36am EDT 

Comcast Corp: Comcast enters esports as major sponsor . Xfinity Brand partners with esports company ESL and pro gaming organization, Evil Geniuses . Xfinity naming and branding will be integrated immediately in Halo championship series, Heroes of the Storm live finals Further company coverage: [CMCSA.O] ((Bengaluru Newsroom; +1 646 223 8780;)).  Full Article

Comcast enters into credit agreement for $7 bln credit facility
Tuesday, 31 May 2016 05:17pm EDT 

Comcast Corp : On May 26, 2016 Comcast Corporation entered into a credit agreement . Credit agreement replaced Comcast's prior $6.25 billion credit agreement entered into as of june 6, 2012 . Co may, upon agreement of one or more new or existing lenders, extend expiration date of facility to a date not later than may 26, 2023 . Co may, upon agreement of one or more new or existing lenders, increase commitments under facility up to a total of $10 billion - sec filing .Credit agreement provides for a $7 billion unsecured revolving credit facility to Comcast for general corporate purposes to expire on May 26, 2021.  Full Article

Comcast declares quarterly dividend of $0.275/share
Wednesday, 11 May 2016 04:30pm EDT 

Comcast Corp :Declared a quarterly dividend of $0.275 a share on company's common stock.  Full Article

Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal announces DreamWorks Animation Acquisition
Thursday, 28 Apr 2016 09:09am EDT 

Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal:Says acquisition of DreamWorks Animation.Under the terms of the agreement, DreamWorks Animation has an equity value of approximately $3.8 billion.Transaction is expected to close by the end of 2016.Agreement has been approved by the boards of directors of DreamWorks Animation and Comcast, and the controlling shareholder of DreamWorks Animation has approved the agreement by written consent.Following the completion of the transaction, DreamWorks Animation CEO and co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg will become Chairman of DreamWorks New Media.Says studio will become part of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group.  Full Article

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Comcast to offer prepaid TV and internet service

NEW YORK Comcast Corp, the No. 1 U.S. cable company, said on Thursday it will introduce prepaid TV and internet services to attract customers whose credit ratings do not quality them for postpaid services.