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Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) increases in speed rankings after Netflix deal

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Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has jumped six slots over the previous month in terms of the Netflix speed rankings. Now it is the number five major service provider in Netflix’s Monthly ISP Speed Index for March.

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Comcast is considering a $2.5 billion share buyback

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Comcast Corporation is going to increase its share buyback plan by over 80% as it prepares to acquire Time Warner Cable for $45 billion. That acquisition is undergoing regulatory review in the next several weeks.
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Apple Inc. (AAPL) reportedly talking to Comcast about a streaming TV

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is reportedly talking to Comcast in early stages to get special treatment on Comcast cables in order to bypass congestion on the web, according to The Wall Street Journal.
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Comcast nears deal to buy FreeWheel

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Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) is nearing a deal to acquire FreeWheel, an ad-serving platform for TV networks to bring content online. The deal is expected to be announced soon and is reportedly worth around $320 million. FreeWheel is one of the largest platforms used by TV networks for serving ads along their content online.

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Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) makes a streaming traffic agreement with Comcast

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Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has ended a dispute where Netflix’s streaming speeds declined by around 30% in the past couple of months through Comcast. Netflix agreed to pay Comcast for directly accessing its broadband network, according to The Wall Street Journal.
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Microsoft and Google partner with cable companies for expanding WiFi access

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Microsoft and Google are partnering with cable companies for expanding WiFi access. Google and Microsoft are joining Charter, Comcast, and Time Warner Cable. These organizations are launching a coalition called WifiForward.
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Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) reportedly to acquire Time Warner Cable for $45 billion

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Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has reportedly agreed to acquire Time Warner Cable, according to CNBC. This acquisition would be one of the largest in history. The acquisition would be at about $158.82 per share, which is a 17% premium on Wednesday’s closing price of $135.51, thus making the deal worth around $45 billion.
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Report: Charter and Comcast are reportedly partnering on Time Warner Cable buyout attempt

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Charter Communications is currently working on a plan to buyout Time Warner Cable. If the deal goes through, Comcast may buy Time Warner’s assets in NYC, New England, and North Carolina from Charter, according to sources with Bloomberg. Comcast and Charter supposedly have a “framework agreement.”

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