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Chairman & CEO

Brian L. Roberts

CEO Approval Rating

75/100

Founded:

1963

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AT&T is perceived as one of Comcast's biggest rivals. AT&T was founded in 1876 in Dallas, Texas. AT&T is in the Telecommunications Equipment field. AT&T generates $68.8B more revenue than Comcast.

DISH is Comcast's #2 rival. DISH is a Public company that was founded in 1980 in Englewood, Colorado. DISH competes in the Telecommunications Equipment industry. Compared to Comcast, DISH has 170,500 fewer employees.

Spectrum is one of Comcast's top competitors. Spectrum's headquarters is in Stamford, Connecticut, and was founded in 2013. Spectrum operates in the Telecommunications Equipment industry. Spectrum generates 44% of Comcast's revenue.

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Comcast Quarterly and Annual Revenue

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Annual Revenue

$104.2B

Comcast's revenue is the ranked 2nd among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 31.8B. Over the last four quarters, Comcast's revenue has grown by 14.7%. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $27.2B; in Q4 2020, it was $27.7B; in Q3 2020, it was $25.5B; in Q2 2020, Comcast's revenue was $23.7B.

Comcast Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Xumo LLC

Feb 2020

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$100M
XUMO provides live and on-demand streaming video entertainment services for TV, mobile and desktop applications.
Blue Face Ltd.

Jan 2020

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undisclosed
Blueface is a provider of unified communications and internet protocol phone systems for businesses.
Epproach Communications

Oct 2019

Source »
undisclosed
Epproach Communications provides managed Wi-Fi and internet services to the multifamily properties and residents.
Metrological Group NV

Sep 2019

Source »
undisclosed
Metrological is a developer of a mobile application that integrates OTT channels services into traditional pay-TV platforms.
Deep Blue Communications, LLC

May 2019

Source »
undisclosed
Deep Blue Communications installs and maintains WiFi communication systems for the commercial and residential sectors.

These are all the companies that Comcast has acquired. Comcast has acquired 23 companies and its latest acquisition was Xumo LLC in Feb 2020. XUMO provides live and on-demand streaming video entertainment services for TV, mobile and desktop applications.

Comcast Funding History

Since Comcast was founded in 1963, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total Comcast has raised $4.7B. Comcast's last funding round was on Mar 2020 for a total of $4.0B

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Debt
Mar 2020
$4B
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Debt
Sep 2000
$725M
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IPO
Jun 1972
$3M
-

Since Comcast was founded in 1963, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total Comcast has raised $4.7B. Comcast's last funding round was on Mar 2020 for a total of $4.0B

Comcast Investments

COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

Bastille develops sensor integrated platform that senses, identifies and localizes threats affecting network infrastructure.
$27M
Sep 20, 2017
Series B
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Birchbox is an online platform that allows users to shop for beauty, fragrance and skincare products.
$87M
Aug 10, 2017
Equity
-
Vox Media is a digital media firm that owns and operates editorial brands in news, sports, technology, culture, gaming and fashion categories.
$5M
Jan 14, 2009
Unattributed
-

These are all the companies that Comcast has invested in. Comcast has invested 23 companies and its latest investment was Xumo LLC in Feb 2020. XUMO provides live and on-demand streaming video entertainment services for TV, mobile and desktop applications.

Comcast News

June 9, 2021Channel Futures

Should We Call Master Agents Distributors? Telarus, Comcast Weigh In

Channel partners are offering suggestions for how telecom master agents should rebrand themselves, in... See more »
June 7, 2021Cablefax

Government Backs Viamedia in Comcast Case

Comcast has snapped back after the US Solicitor General filed an amicus brief late last month at the ... See more »
June 3, 2021GovCon Wire

Comcast Business Wins $103M DISA Contract for Ethernet Gateway Services

Comcast Government Services, doing business as Comcast Business, has won a potential 10-year, $102.8 ... See more »
June 3, 2021Washington Technology

Comcast wins $102M piece of DISA's commercial gateway effort

Comcast wins a $102.8 million contract to help the Defense Information Systems Agency replace legacy ... See more »
June 3, 2021Channel Futures

Comcast Business Hires 15-Year AT&T Channel Veteran

Kaylina Rossi, a 15-year channel veteran of AT&T, now serves as the senior manager of field engagemen... See more »
June 3, 2021Markets Insider

Comcast and HGTV Team Up to Launch Lift Zone Makeovers

Comcast today announced a partnership with HGTV to rebuild spaces and amplify the community spirit in... See more »
June 3, 2021TVNewsCheck

Comcast Saluted For Dropping Content From PornHub Parent

The post Comcast Saluted For Dropping Content From PornHub Parent appeared first on TV News Check.... See more »

Comcast Blogs

Comcast Press Releases

April 23, 2021WebProNews

Comcast Teases 4Gbps Speeds - Just Not Yet

WebProNewsComcast Teases 4Gbps Speeds - Just Not YetComcast has successfully broke the 4Gbps speed ba... See more »
April 19, 2021Business Wire

Comcast Advertising Appoints Tony Sanchez to Lead Customer Experience

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Comcast Advertising, a division of Comcast, today announced that it has na... See more »
April 16, 2021centralcharts

Comcast Launching 25 WiFi-Connected "Lift Zones" Across Connecticut

Comcast Launching 25 WiFi-Connected "Lift Zones" Across Connecticut DIGITAL CONNECTIVITY FORUM HELD I... See more »
April 14, 2021CSRwire

Comcast Utilizes NASCAR Xfinity Series Dash 4 Cash to Help Close the Digital Divide

Comcast is continuing its commitment to closing the digital divide by unveiling plans for a brand-new... See more »
April 6, 2021ePRNews

Cliquify Announces Samsung, Fitbit, Comcast Executives Have Joined the Disruptive Recruitment Marketing Tech Venture's Advisory Board

Cliquify announces its advisory board of industry-leading global executives and influencers to fuel i... See more »
March 16, 2021StreetInsider

Comcast Opens Xfinity Store in Downtown Crossing

BOSTON, March 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast today announced it has opened a new Xfinity Store in D... See more »
February 16, 2021CSRwire

Echoing Green Announces $2.5 Million Commitment from Comcast NBCUniversal to Advance Racial Equity

Echoing Green announced today a $2.5 million commitment from Comcast NBCUniversal to the organization... See more »

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Comcast Headquarters

1701 JFK Boulevard Comcast Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania19103

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Overview

Comcast (NASDAQ, CMCSA) is a mass media broadcasting and cable company that provides internet and telephone services. It is the largest broadcasting and cable company in the world in terms of revenue. It is also the second largest pay-TV company, larg...

CEO

Comcast's Chairman & CEO, Brian L. Roberts, currently has an approval rating of 75%. Comcast's primary competitors are AT&T, DISH & Spectrum.

Frequently Asked Questions about Comcast

  1. When was Comcast founded?

    Comcast was founded in 1963
  2. Who is Comcast's CEO?

    Comcast's CEO is Brian L. Roberts
  3. How much revenue does Comcast generate?

    Comcast generates $104.2B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Comcast have?

    Comcast has historically raised $4.7B in funding
  5. Where is Comcast's headquarters?

    Comcast's headquarters is in Philadelphia Pennsylvania, USA
  1. How many employees does Comcast have?

    Comcast has 184,000 employees
  2. What sector does Comcast operate in?

    Comcast is in Broadcasting
  3. Who are Comcast's competitors?

    Comcast's top competitors are AT&T, DISH, Spectrum
  4. Who has Comcast invested in?

    Comcast's has invested in companies such as Bastille , Birchbox, Vox Media