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Comcast Cable Names Douglas Sansom as Vice President and General Manager For its Baltimore Metropolitan Area Systems.



Sansom to Manage Comcast Cable's Systems in

Baltimore, Howard and Harford Counties

BALTIMORE, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Cable today announced that it has named Douglas Sansom as vice president and general manager for Comcast's Baltimore metropolitan area Baltimore-Towson, MD MSA is a U.S. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) as defined by the United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as of November 2004. It is located in Maryland and had a population of 2,655,675 as of 2005, making it the 19th most populus MSA in the  systems. Sansom's new responsibilities will include managing the day-to-day operations of Comcast's Baltimore metropolitan area systems serving Baltimore, Howard and Harford Counties.

"We are fortunate to have someone with Doug's expertise in the telecommunications industry help guide the future of Comcast in the Baltimore metropolitan area as we look forward to launching new, groundbreaking products and services," said Barbara Gehrig, Regional Vice President for Comcast Cable's Maryland/Delaware Region. "Both Comcast and our customers will benefit from Doug's leadership," added Gehrig.

Prior to his new position, Sansom served as vice president of operations for Comcast Cable in the Baltimore metropolitan area where he oversaw the implementation of marketing strategies and technical operations. Sansom joined Comcast from GTE GTE General Telephone & Electronics
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 where he served as assistant vice president in the company's Wireless Service Division. While at GTE, Sansom was involved in a number of projects, such as an audience segmentation program to launch overlay promotions and direct marketing programs.

Comcast Cable serves more than 320,000 customers in Baltimore, Howard and Harford Counties. Comcast, whose regional offices are located in White Marsh, employs more than 1,800 people in Maryland, Delaware and Virginia.

Comcast Corporation (www.comcast.com) is principally engaged in the development, management and operation of broadband cable networks and in the provision of content through principal ownership of QVC QVC Quality Value Convenience
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, Comcast-Spectator and Comcast SportsNet, a controlling interest controlling interest

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 in E! Entertainment Television and through other programming investments.
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