As Roe v. Wade Is Overturned, Netflix, Disney, Comcast and Other Hollywood Companies Vow to Cover Travel for Abortions

In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade on Friday, most major Hollywood companies are informing employees they will cover travel costs for those journeying out of state for abortions. The decision, which is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half of U.S. states, has sparked companies including Disney, Netflix, Comcast, Paramount, Warner Bros. Discovery, Sony, WME, CAA and UTA to communicate with employees about their health care policies.More from The Hollywood ReporterPresident Biden Calls Supreme Court Abortion Ruling a "Sad Day for the Court and the Country"Hollywood on the Overturning of Roe v....
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Royal Properties brings Comcast to Derby, CT

Derby, CT According to Royal Properties, Inc., Comcast signed a five-year lease for 2,477 s/f at ShopRite Shopping Center, 49 Pershing Dr. “We are thrilled to bring a Comcast retail store to the Derby market, it’s an excellent addition to this center, benefiting from the high traffic of ShopRite Supermarket, as well as 22,000 cars per day along Pershing Dr.,” said Jeff Kintzer, principal of Royal Properties, who represents the landlord. CBRE represented the retailer in this transaction.
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Bullet Strikes Window of Comcast Technology Center, Police Say

An investigation is underway after a bullet struck a window of the Comcast Technology Center in Philadelphia on Thursday. Police say the bullet went through a window on the 23rd floor of the building, which is located on 1800 Arch Street in Center City. Police received a call reporting the bullet at 2:24 p.m.
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Comcast Business Expands its Collaboration with Cologix

Comcast Business announced it is expanding its collaboration with Cologix, North America's leading network-neutral interconnection and hyperscale edge data center company, with a new point-of-presence (PoP) at Cologix's NNJ3 digital edge data center in Parsippany, New Jersey. The latest collaboration in Parsippany expands the existing network solutions Comcast Business offers...
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Comcast and Google emerge as top contenders to serve ads on Netflix

Comcast's NBCUniversal subsidiary and Google are the "top contenders" to serve advertisements on Netflix when the streaming service rolls out its planned ad-supported tier, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. Netflix "is still in the early stages of developing the strategy and has explored a range of tie-ups in recent weeks," the WSJ wrote, citing people familiar with the matter.

Emancipation Park, Comcast to provide free wifi in 3rd Ward

HOUSTON (KIAH) — Emancipation Park partners with Comcast an outdoor hotspot this summer for people who live in the Third Ward of Houston and in need of wifi connectivity. It’s called a “Lift Zone,” which is a location where people can come and connect to wifi for free. This started during the early months of the pandemic.

Comcast Exec Jeff Buzzelli to chair Greater Atlanta Heart Walk

Comcast Business announced that Senior VP Jeff Buzzelli will chair the American Heart Association’s 2022 Greater Atlanta Heart Walk, which will take place at The Battery Atlanta. The company issued the following press release with the details:. ATLANTA, June 16, 2022 —The American Heart Association (AHA) is pleased to...

Comcast Business Executive Jeff Buzzelli Named 2022 Greater Atlanta Heart Walk Chair

The American Heart Association announced that Jeff Buzzelli, Senior Vice President of Comcast Business, will lead the 2022 Greater Atlanta Heart Walk, which will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2022, at The Battery Atlanta. As chair, Buzzelli will lead recruitment efforts, including an Executive Leadership Team, to raise critical...

Comcast And FaceForward Productions Partner For Upcoming Docuseries ‘The Black Beauty Effect’

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: Comcast NBCUniversal and FaceForward Productions announced their partnership for the upcoming docuseries The Black Beauty Effect, releasing this fall exclusively on the Black Experience on Xfinity channel. From creator and executive producers Andrea Lewis (Degrassi: The Next Generation), Emmy-nominee CJ Faison (Giants & Junebug), Jackie Aina, Kahlana Barfield Brown, and Keesha Boyd of Comcast, the docuseries will closely examine the social change, past and present, within the beauty industry, through the lens of the successful Black women who have led the charge. The Black Beauty Effect is a three-part docuseries that captures the...