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E.T. and Elliott Reunite in an Xfinity Commercial for the Holidays

The holidays are a special time for family and friends to reconnect. This year, Xfinity is sharing a holiday short story of connection by reuniting two beloved characters – E.T. and Elliott (Henry Thomas). Although the world has changed since they’ve last seen each other, their enduring friendship reminds all of us how important reconnecting …

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Comcast to Offer Xfinity Flex for Free to Internet-Only Customers

Comcast announced today it will offer Xfinity Flex for free to Xfinity’s new and existing Internet-only customers. Xfinity Flex allows customers to easily access their favorite streaming services and manage their connected home devices right on the TV. Xfinity Flex comes with an Internet-connected, 4K UHD streaming TV device, the Xfinity Voice Remote, a redesigned …

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The Walt Disney Company Assumes Full Control of Hulu

The Walt Disney Company and Comcast announced today that Disney will assume full operational control of Hulu, effective immediately, in return for Disney and Comcast entering into a “put/call” agreement regarding NBCUniversal’s 33% ownership interest in the streaming service. Under the put/call agreement, as early as January 2024, Comcast can require Disney to buy NBCUniversal’s …

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Xfinity Flex Streaming Platform Announced by Comcast

Comcast today announced the launch of Xfinity Flex, a new service that provides Xfinity Internet-only customers the ability to use their television and voice control to manage all of the connected devices in their home, and enjoy many of their favorite entertainment experiences on the big screen. Available to all Xfinity Internet customers across the …

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Comcast Beats 21st Century Fox in Auction Battle for Sky

Comcast Corporation announced today that the company has prevailed with the highest offer price in the auction to acquire Sky with an offer bid of £17.28 per Sky share, beating 21st Century Fox’s (with backer Disney) bid of £15.67 per share. Both companies were bidding for 61% control of Sky, as 21st Century Fox already owns 39% …

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Comcast Officially Drops Out of Bidding War for 21st Century Fox

Comcast Corporation today issued the following statement regarding its pursuit of the assets 21st Century Fox has agreed to sell to The Walt Disney Company: “Comcast does not intend to pursue further the acquisition of the Twenty-First Century Fox assets and, instead, will focus on our recommended offer for Sky.”  For information on Comcast’s acquisition …

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