But several members of the US Senate Judiciary Committee were skeptical.
Comcast says that for its business and its customers, it’s critical for the company to be part of the political process.
The Federal Communications Commission says it will not appeal a court decision that limits its power to prevent Internet providers from slowing down web sites.
The Philadelphia-based company wants to buy Time Warner, the industry’s #2 cable television service provider, for $45 billion in stock.
Council president Darrell Clarke, who also represents the district where the tower will be located, says there will be meetings for residents to voice concerns.
The miniature statue of William Penn that stands atop the current tallest building in Philadelphia is considered by superstitious sports fans to be the phantom force that broke a 25-year curse on local sports teams.
The announcement that Comcast intends to move television station WCAU into its planned center city tech center means the TV station will be leaving decades of broadcast history behind on City Avenue.
What will happen to the current Four Seasons location, at 18th and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, when the hotel moves to its new location atop the Comcast Tech Center in 2017?
Comcast has announced plans to build a new tower in Philadelphia with a hefty price tag: $1.2 billion.
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.