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COMCAST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES RETRANSMISSION CONSENT AGREEMENTS WITH 100 PERCENT OF TELEVISION STATIONS NOW CARRIED

 PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Cable Communications has completed its agreements with every local television broadcaster requiring retransmission consent.
 A total of 175 separate agreements were negotiated with Comcast's 62 cable systems so that Comcast will not be forced to drop any television station requiring retransmission consent.
 In making the announcement, Thomas G. Baxter, president of Comcast Cable Communications, Inc., noted, "Everyone is extremely pleased that Comcast's subscribers will be able to continue watching the broadcast programming on cable TV. Working together with local television stations, we were able to develop win/win creative solutions in a non- confrontational environment. This business strategy has always been the hallmark of Comcast's operating philosophy, and we look forward to accelerating the growing convergence of broadcast TV and cable TV so everyone benefits -- broadcasters, Comcast, and our subscribers most of all.
 Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ-NMS: CMCSA, CMCSK) is principally engaged in the development and operation of cable communications networks. The company's consolidated and affiliated operations serve more than 2.9 million cable subscribers. The company provides cellular telephone services in the Northeast United States to markets encompassing a population in excess of 7.4 million. Comcast also has investments in cable programming, telecommunications systems and international cable and telephony franchises.
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 /CONTACT: Connie Scholz, 215-981-7584, or Thomas G. Baxter, 215-981-7568, of Comcast/
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