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2000 Jobs at Comcast — Why Work at Comcast?

2000 Jobs at Comcast - Why Work at Comcast?

Hard to believe but Com­cast, with $80 Bil­lion dol­lars in rev­enues, was found­ed in Tupe­lo Mis­sis­sip­pi. In 1963, Ralph J. Roberts in con­junc­tion with his two busi­ness part­ners, Daniel Aaron and Julian A. Brod­sky, pur­chased Amer­i­can Cable Sys­tems as a cor­po­rate spin-off from its par­ent, Jer­rold Elec­tron­ics, for US $500,000. At the time, Amer­i­can Cable was a small cable oper­a­tor in Tupe­lo, Mis­sis­sip­pi, with five chan­nels and 12,000 cus­tomers.  Com­cast was even an own­er of Muzak fran­chis­es, the founders of “ele­va­tor music”. Com­cast, orig­i­nal­ly just a  cable com­pa­ny, is now an $80 Bil­lion plus com­pa­ny that owns NBC/Universal which includes the Tele­mu­n­do broad­cast net­works, tele­vi­sion pro­duc­tion oper­a­tions, tele­vi­sion sta­tion groups, Uni­ver­sal Pic­tures and Uni­ver­sal Parks and Resorts. Com­cast with X1 is the Future X1 is the sys­tem they are bet­ting will secure a new gen­er­a­tion of cable lovers and put all the “cable is dead” chat­ter to bed.  Think of it like an advanced cable box — one that finds the shows you want using voice com­mands via its remote. Cable box­es are not what dri­ves X1, it’s the cloud that does and it can be accessed from your phone and tablet. X1 is a cross between an advanced TV…

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