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Ringleader of Comcast Ripoff Scam Sentenced to Prison in Montco

Prosecutors say Alston Buchanan employed more than two dozen people who would spread the word that, for an upfront payment, they could have their monthly Comcast bills reduced.

08/01/2014

(Detail from a slide presented by the Montco DA's office shows defendant Brandon Irving, bottom left, after his arrest.)

‘Runner’ in Montco Comcast-Ripoff Crime Ring Gets Prison Time

A judge sentenced Brandon Irving to 3-6 months behind bars for theft and conspiracy.

06/26/2014

(One man tries a kick outside the Comcast Center, at 17th and JFK Boulevard in center city.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

In Center City, Comcast Kicks Up Interest in World Cup Soccer

Philadelphia’s bustling soccer community includes a growing number of World Cup fans.

06/11/2014

(Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Merger Protests Greet Comcast Corp. Annual Meeting at Kimmel Center

Demonstrators gathered outside Comcast Corporation’s annual shareholders’ meeting to show opposition to the company’s proposed merger with Time Warner Cable.

05/21/2014

(Credit: Joe Raedle/ Getty Images)

‘Salesman’ In Scheme To Rip Off Comcast Corp. Gets Probation

Prosecutors call Nicholas Caputo the lead salesman in a complex criminal enterprise that infiltrated the Comcast computer system to lower the bills of nearly 6,000 customers.

04/29/2014

(Comcast's "Internet Essentials" web site.)

Comcast Sweetens Its Low-Cost Internet Deal as Regulatory Hurdles Loom

Comcast Corporation says more than 300,000 low-income families across the country have signed up for its reduced-cost Internet service — but notes that many more are eligible.

03/04/2014

(Comcast EVP David L. Cohen, left, and KYW general sales manager David Yadgaroff, right, stand with students and school officials at the computer lab presentation.  Credit: Chris Tharp)

KYW Newsradio 1060 Presents 10-Laptop Computer Lab to a Philadelphia School

Today, the students at Constitution High School, near 7th and Chestnut Streets in center city Philadelphia, have a new, 10-laptop Dell computer lab.

02/28/2013

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Comcast Partners With UnitedHealth In Diabetes Study

“Project Not Me” is the name of a 12 month study that is aimed at helping those who are at risk for type-2 diabetes. More than 300 adults are being sought for the pilot program in two test markets including one in Philadelphia.

02/12/2012

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Group Says Comcast Corp. Is Hiding Its Low-Cost Offering From Low-Income Families

Comcast’s “Internet Essentials” is restricted to certain low-income families, but cuts the cost of getting online to $9.95/month.

02/09/2012

(Some of the current participants in the "Big Brothers Big Sisters" program present for today's announcement.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Big Brothers-Big Sisters Targets Underprivileged Kids In North Philadelphia

The organization says it will work with the state and city to focus resources on the 24th, 25th, and 26th police districts.

12/20/2011

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Holiday Show Resumes on Thanksgiving Day In Lobby of Comcast Center

This week ushers in the holiday season, and the “Comcast Holiday Spectacular” show, now in its fourth year.

11/22/2011

(Mayor Michael Nutter, second from right, attended today's announcement.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Fall Opening Set For North Philadelphia Catholic Work-Study School

The concept for the Cristo Rey High School is this: students go to class four days a week, then spend the fifth day working at a local business.

11/21/2011

(Comcast headquarters in center city Philadelphia.  File photo)

Comcast Posts Profits Above Expecations, Sending Its Stock Higher

The company reported net income of $1.02 billion, or 36 cents per share, for the three months ended in December, up from $955 million, or 33 cents, a year ago.

02/16/2011

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