Comcast reported quarterly earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Thursday, helped by a tax settlement and more high-speed Internet customers.
Comcast shares rose in premarket trading following the announcement. (Get the latest quote.)
Excluding a one-time tax settlement, net income totaled 73 cents per share, up from 65 cents a share in the year-earlier period.
Revenue increased to $16.79 billion from roughly $16.15 billion a year ago.
Analysts had expected Comcast to report earnings of 71 cents a share on nearly $16.82 billion in revenue, according to a consensus estimate from Thomson Reuters.