There will be changes at the top at Comcast-Spectacor, as president Peter Luukko suddenly leaves the arm of the company that manages sports stadiums.
Septa is expanding free wireless networking at its transit stations, and it’s launching an iPhone “app” to help bus and subway riders discover their wait times.
A source says the cable-and-entertainment juggernaut is already outgrowing the Comcast Center, at 17th Street and JFK Boulevard, opened in 2008.
Ashburn Alley is making room for donuts and fried chicken, courtesy of Federal Donuts.
While only 500 families in the Philadelphia area had signed up a year ago, a Comcast official says, the number is now around 5,700.
“If families do not have opportunities for that kind of information, there is more difficulty in breaking the cycles of poverty,” said Philadelphia schools superintendent William Hite today.
Authorities in Montgomery County have broken up what they say was an elaborate organization that stole more than $2.4 million from Comcast Corporation.
The reason for Rendell’s support is both simple and profound: “My mom essentially died of Parkinson’s Disease,” he said at the luncheon in his honor.
Philadelphia is one of six cities in the “Project Open Voice” beta test, an outgrowth of Comcast’s purchase of NBC-Universal.
The donation was made to the Rowan Foundation by Comcast Corporation senior vice president Lawrence Salva and his wife, Rita.
The library at South Philadelphia High School has a brand new laptop computer lab, thanks to KYW Newsradio and Comcast Corporation.
The opening date was announced even as a Montgomery County judge deliberates on whether the move from Merion is legal.
Comcast immediately gets 51 percent ownership of NBC, its television and radio stations, and the programming motherlode that is Universal.