Asked by: Jody Heffernan
They’re two separate entities—the former is a fiber internet and wireless provider, and the latter is a cable TV and internet provider. It can be easy to confuse Verizon with Xfinity because of Xfinity Mobile.
Did Verizon acquire Comcast?
Verizon doesn’t own Comcast, which is a separate media conglomerate that owns a variety of media channels and organizations, such as Oxygen, Universal, NBC, and MSNBC as of 2022.
What companies are owned by Comcast?
Five of the most important acquisitions Comcast has made are AT&T Broadband, NBCUniversal, Sky, DreamWorks Animation, and XUMO.
Are AT&T and Comcast the same company?
In 2002, AT&T went through corporate restructuring. In November 2002, the deal was finalized and Comcast acquired AT&T Broadband under the name “Comcast Corporation”.
Who did Comcast just buy?
Comcast and AT&T Broadband complete their $47.5 billion merger, combining systems to serve almost 22 million video customers in 38 states and District of Columbia, with 6.3 million digital video customers, 3.3 million high-speed data customers and 1.3 million cable phone subscribers.
Is Spectrum and Comcast the same company?
The company’s official statement reads: “In the Forward auction, Comcast invested $1.7 billion to acquire spectrum in the markets identified in the FCC’s Public Notice.