Comcast has reached an agreement to buy Time Warner Cable for $44 billion in an all stock deal, reports CNBC's "Squawk Box" crew.
Comcast "modestly" grew its stable of video customers during the fourth quarter, the first gain in more than six years, Comcast Chief Executive Brian Roberts said on Tuesday.
General Electric is one of the biggest gainers in the Dow today after news hit that it's selling its remaining stake in NBCUniversal to Comcast for nearly $17 billion, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.
Brian Roberts, Chairman & CEO of Comcast, discusses why he is "bullish" on recent business transactions, including buying GE's remaining 49% stake in NBCUniversal for $16.7 billion. "We've seen some early signs of turnaround and payoff for some of the investments we're making," he added. Both Comcast and GE stock were up on the announcement.
NEW YORK-- The CEO of Comcast, the country's largest cable company, has expressed his condolences to the family of employee Kevin Krim, after two of his children were stabbed to death Thursday. On a Friday conference call about Comcast's quarterly finances, CEO Brian Roberts said the company "will do everything we can to support the family in their awful time."
CNBC spoke with media heavyweights, tech titans and Internet innovators to get their predictions of where television is heading, and how they hope to be involved.
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