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COMCAST FILES REGISTRATION STATEMENT ADDING $1 BILLION IN SECURITIES

 PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ-NMS: CMCSA, CMCSK) announced today it has filed a registration statement (the "Registration Statement") on Form S-3 with the Securities and Exchange Commission that will, upon effectiveness, allow the company to issue up to $1 billion, in any combination thereof, of new debt and equity securities. Such securities may be issued from time to time after the effective date of the Registration Statement with terms to be specified by one or more prospectus supplements at the time of the specific offering. As mentioned, the Registration Statement covers both debt and equity securities, including Senior Debentures, Senior Subordinated Debentures, Subordinated Debentures, Preferred Stock, Class A Special Common Stock, Class A Common Stock and Warrants.
 In addition to the new securities to be registered, the company has existing availability to issue approximately $345 million in debt and/or equity securities relating to prior registration statements filed on Aug. 9, 1991, and Feb. 8, 1993.
 Comcast Corporation is principally engaged in the development, management and operation of cable communications networks. The company's consolidated and affiliated operations served more than 2.9 million cable subscribers at June 30, 1993. 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.
 The Class A and Class A Special Common Stock are traded on the NASDAQ National Market List under the symbols CMCSA and CMCSK, respectively.
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 /CONTACT: John R. Alchin, 215-981-7503, or William E. Dordelman, 215-981-7550, of Comcast/
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