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    1963 
    Company founded with the purchase of 1,200-subscriber cable system in Tupelo, MS 

    1972 
    First public stock offering 

    1986 
    Comcast doubles in size by adding 1.2 million cable customers with the purchase of 26 percent interest in Group W Cable 

    1988 
    Company purchases 50 percent of Storer Communications, Inc., making Comcast the fifth largest cable operator 

    1994 
    Acquires Maclean Hunter’s U.S. cable operations, adding 550,000 customers and becoming the third largest cable operator in the United States. 

    1995 
    Acquisition of E.W. Scripps cable systems adds 800,000 customers to Comcast’s subscriber base 

    1997 
    Microsoft invests $1 billion in Comcast 

    1998 
    Comcast adds over 1 million subscribers by acquiring Jones Intercable, Inc. and Prime Communications 

    2000 
    Lenfest Communications, Inc. acquired, adding 1.3 million cable subscribers
    Co-founder Ralph J. Roberts inducted into the Cable Hall of Fame 

    2001 
    Comcast completes the acquisition of select AT&T Broadband cable systems in six states adding 595,000 customers 

    2002 
    Comcast launches high-definition television (HDTV) service and Comcast High-Speed Internet

    Comcast serves over 21 million video customers in 38 statesand District of Columbia, with 6.3 million digital video customers, 3.3 million high-speed data customers and 1.3 million cable phone subscribers

    Co-founder Daniel Aaron inducted into the Cable Hall of Fame 

    2003 
    Comcast launches Video On Demand and unveils Comcast Digital Video Recorder (DVR)

    Co-founder Julian Brodsky inducted into the Cable Hall of Fame 

    2004 
    Comcast introduces new Video Mail feature 

    2005 
    Digital Voice service now available

    Comcast acquired the cable systems of Susquehanna Communications and gains 225,000 video subscribers 

    2006 
    Joint venture with Time Warner dissolves, Comcast received systems in Houston, TX, gaining 700,000 subscribers

    Comcast formed Business Services and launched Internet and voice services for small businesses with less than 20 employees 

    Brian L. Roberts inducted into the Cable Hall of Fame 

    2007 
    Patriot Media acquired, Comcast gains 81,000 video subscribers 

    2008 
    Comcast announces 10 billion On Demand views 

    2009 
    Comcast High-Speed 2go wireless service now available

    Comcast introduces 50 Mbps Internet service 

    2010 
    Comcast unveils Xfinity as the new brand for technology platforms and products 

    2011 
    Comcast and Samsung Electronics Co, Ltd. announce a partnership to bring the Xfinity Stream to Samsung smart televisions and tablets.

    Comcast and General Electric complete their transaction to form NBCUniversal, LLC

    Comcast introduces metro Ethernet services for mid-sized businesses.

    Comcast introduces a 100 Mbps Internet speed tier for business customers.

    Comcast is named Operator of the Year by leading industry trade publication Multichannel News. 

    2012 
    Comcast and NBCUniversal deliver first multiplatform Olympics to American viewers, streaming every event live online.

    SpectrumCo, LLC, a joint venture between Comcast Corporation, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, sells 122 advanced wireless services spectrum licenses to Verizon Wireless for $3.6 billion.

    Comcast Corporation partners with Comcast-Spectacor and The Cordish Companies to create XFINITY Live! Philadelphia, a dining and entertainment district in South Philadelphia.

    Comcast launches 305 Mbps high-speed Internet service.

    Comcast begins National launch of X1, the next-generation cloud-enabled television platform, and introduces the X1 Remote Control app.

    Comcast Business given prestigious awards by the Metro Ethernet Forum 

    2013 
    Comcast acquires GE's entire 49% common equity stake in the NBCUniversal joint venture for approximately $16.7 billion  Additionally, NBCUniversal purchases from GE the properties used by NBCUniversal at 30 Rockefeller Plaza and CNBC's headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, NJ for approximately $1.4 billion.

    Comcast Business Services launches Comcast Business Hospitality, a new product suite consisting of Ethernet, Internet, video and voice services packaged in one integrated offering customized for the hospitality industry.

    Comcast Business Services unveils Upware™ – a cloud-based business-to-business software marketplace for small business customers.

    Comcast launches the new Xfinity Wireless Gateway, giving customers the fastest in-home WiFi connection versus its major competitors.

    Comcast launches its neighborhood WiFi initiative with the goal to enable millions of Xfinity WiFi hotspots at no additional cost.

    Xfinity WiFi network is the largest network in the country with more than 350,000 hotspots.

    Comcast is named "Operator of the Year" by leading industry trade publication Multichannel News.

    Comcast Business given prestigious awards by the Metro Ethernet Forum for the second year in a row 

    2014 
    Brian Roberts, Michael Angelakis and the Investor Relations team are named to Institutional Investor magazine's "2014 All-America Executive Team." This is the seventh time Brian Roberts has been named, the fifth time for Michael Angelakis, and a repeat performance by the Investor Relations team.

    Comcast Business given prestigious awards by the Metro Ethernet Forum for the third year in a row 

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