Key Developments: Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O)

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Comcast Corp declares quarterly dividend
Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 01:50pm EDT 

Comcast Corp:Declares a quarterly dividend of $0.225 a share on the company's common stock.Payable on Oct. 22 to shareholders of record on Oct. 1.  Full Article

Comcast Corp declares quarterly dividend
Wednesday, 21 May 2014 01:57pm EDT 

Comcast Corp:Declares quarterly dividend of $0.225 a share on the company's common stock.Payable on July 23, 2014 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on July 2, 2014.  Full Article

Comcast Corp and USC Shoah Foundation announces multi-year agreement
Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 11:00am EDT 

Comcast Corp and USC Shoah Foundation:Enters into five-year partnership to annually bring series 'Days of Remembrance: PastFORWARD' to Comcast Xfinity customers on demand.Says through Xfinity TV Go app and online to any Internet user nationwide.  Full Article

Comcast Corp awarded general services administration schedule 70 contract
Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 10:00am EDT 

Comcast Corp:Awarded schedule 70 contract with General Services Administration.Contract which enables company to sell directly to federal, state and local government customers.  Full Article

Comcast NBCUniversal & The Arc launch national partnership to enhance technology access and education for people with disabilities
Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 09:00am EST 

Comcast Corp and The Arc:Says they have formed a new national partnership to support and expand digital technology opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.Says through a three-year commitment, Comcast and NBCUniversal will provide The Arc with $3.7 mln in cash and in-kind support, including airtime to promote The Arc's public service announcements on cable and broadcast channels and  Full Article

Comcast Corp and Netflix, Inc Team Up to Provide Customers Excellent User Experience
Sunday, 23 Feb 2014 03:00pm EST 

Comcast Corp:Announced a mutually beneficial interconnection agreement Netflix, Inc.Says that will provide Comcast's U.S. broadband customers with a Netflix video experience for years to come.Says working collaboratively over many months, the companies have established a more direct connection between Netflix and Comcast.Says similar to other networks, that's already delivering better user experience to consumers, while also allowing for future growth in Netflix traffic.Says Netflix receives no preferential network treatment under the multi-year agreement, terms of which are not being disclosed.  Full Article

Time Warner Cable to merge with Comcast Corporation to Create a World-Class Technology and Media company
Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 06:30am EST 

Comcast Corporation:Says Boards of Directors have approved a definitive agreement for Time Warner Cable to merge with Comcast.Says the agreement is a friendly, stock-for-stock transaction in which Comcast will acquire 100 percent of Time Warner Cable's 284.9 mln shares outstanding for shares of CMCSA amounting to about $45.2 bln in equity value.Says each Time Warner Cable share will be exchanged for 2.875 shares of CMCSA, equal to Time Warner Cable shareholders owning about 23 pct of Comcast's common stock, with a value to Time Warner Cable shareholders of about $158.82 per share based on the last closing price of Comcast shares.Says transaction will generate about $1.5 bln in operating efficiencies and will be accretive to Comcast's free cash flow per share while preserving balance sheet strength.Says merger will also be tax free to Time Warner Cable shareholders.  Full Article

Comcast Corp extends partnership with Celebrity Chef, Restaurateur and Entrepreneur Robert Irvine
Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 12:00pm EST 

Comcast Corp:Says it will extend its partnership with celebrity chef, restaurateur, and entrepreneur Robert Irvine following a relationship in 2013.Says in addition to events, a video webinar platform was launched called Irvine on the Inside (SM) to help communicate how technology can help restaurants improve their operations.  Full Article

Comcast Corp declares quarterly cash dividend
Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 07:03am EST 

Comcast Corp:Says the Board declares a quarterly cash dividend of $0.225 a share on the company's common stock.Says it is payable on Apr. 23 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Apr. 2.  Full Article

Comcast Corp eyes Time Warner Cable's East Coast markets - Reuters
Saturday, 25 Jan 2014 08:21pm EST 

Comcast Corp:Says it is in talks with Charter about a possible deal to acquire parts of Time Warner Cable - Reuters.According to a person familiar with the matter said it would be interested in an agreement that gives Comcast the New York market and parts of New England.The Comcast is interested in acquiring Time Warner Cable's New York City market since it already has operations in neighboring Connecticut and New Jersey, the person added.In one scenario being discussed between the two companies, Charter would first acquire Time Warner Cable, and then later sell off markets to Comcast to generate cash.The timing of an agreement between Comcast and Charter was not yet known and talks could fall apart at any time, the person cautioned.The company was unlikely to make a bid for all of Time Warner at $150 or $160 per share, the person added.Says Charter offered to buy Time Warner Cable for $132.50 per share, or $37.3 billion based on shares outstanding.Says Time Warner Cable rejected that bid as too low and said it would consider a deal at $160 per share.  Full Article

Fitch: FOX Asset Sales Enhance Financial Flexibility in Pursuit of Time Warner

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) CHICAGO, July 25 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings believes Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.'s (FOXA) decision to transfer its European direct broadcast satellite businesses to British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (BSkyB) in a transaction valued at approximately $9.3 billion improves the company's liquidity position and overall financial flexibility. Consideration for the exchange consists of $8.6 billion of cash and BSkyB's 21% interest in Natio

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