Comcast : Global Media And Technology Company With Two Primary Businesses

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Looking at the media giant that is Comcast, the first thing that often comes into mind is the realization of how massive and intricate of a corporation it is. Comcast, as a business, defines itself as a “global media and technology company with two primary businesses: Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal” (Comcast Corporation). In the industry, Comcast provides the most residential and business telephone, Internet, and video services nation wide (Reese and Anderson, "Comcast - Broadband Service”). Coupled with this, Comcast’s subsidiary, NBCUniversal is the producer of NBC and Telemundo networks, all Universal Motion Pictures (which totaled 26 films released since Comcast’s acquisition of its assets in 2013) (“Universal Pictures,” Internet Movie Database) and its theme park and resorts, and cable channels, including channels like the Golf Network and E!. According to Reuter’s, Comcast as an organization can be split into five different segments – Cable Communication, Cable Networks, Broadcast Television, Filmed Entertainment, Theme Parks (“Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O) Company Profile,” Reuters.com). Along with the media side of Comcast, the corporation also owns the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia along with the Philadelphia Flyers, both segments of Comcast Spectator, and Global Spectrum and Ovations Food Services (“Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O) Company Profile,” Reuters.com). These are all considering to be attributing to the overall media cliental interested in sports and entertainment.
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