Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The Xfinity Watchathon Week is March 25-31.
Comcast invites Xfinity subscribers to "binge-watch" this week. As part of Watchathon Week from March 25-31, Xfinity subscribers will have free access to more than 3,500 episodes of series on 30 networks, regardless of subscription level. "Now you can finally cross The Wire off your TV Bucket List! Revisit dear old friends like the ladies of Sex and the City. Or get in on the addictive Homeland!" states the Xfinity blog. Good luck trying to watch it all, according to Xfinity it would take 166 days to watch all of the free content available this week—the equivalent of 5 and a half months. Click here for the full list of shows to watch. In other Comcast news, the service center at 2300 Eldo Road in Monroeville will close April 26 due to …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Traffic will be stopped briefly Sunday morning to allow Comcast crews to install new lines across the Parkway in Wilkins and Monroeville
PennDOT District 11, in cooperation with Comcast, is announcing traffic in both directions on the Parkway East in Wilkins Township and the Municipality of Monroeville will be stopped briefly twice on Sunday morning, Dec. 16, weather permitting. Crews under contract with Comcast will be installing new lines over the Parkway East. PennDOT is not involved in this work. Two stoppages of approximately 10 minutes will occur between the Rodi Road/Penn Hills Interchange and the Monroeville/PA Turnpike Interchange. The first stoppage will occur at 9 a.m. near Exit 81 in Wilkins and the second at 11 a.m. west of Exit 84 in Monroeville. Motorists are advised to use caution and expect to stop when traveling through the area. Delays should be expected…
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The Xfinity High School Sports Game of the Week will be available to all Comcast Digital Starter and above subscribers beginning Monday, Nov. 5.
The Xfinity High School Sports Game of the Week for the opening round of the 2012 WPIAL Football Playoffs will feature Woodland Hills hosting North Hills in a Class AAAA game at the Wolvarena. The game will be available to all Comcast Digital Starter and above subscribers beginning Monday, Nov. 5, by choosing the Get Local, Sports and Football folders on their Xfinity On Demand menu. Comcast’s playoff coverage also includes the availability of all games to Comcast subscribers online at www.xfinity.com/highschoolsports and on their mobile devices via the free Xfinity TV app. The Xfinity High School Sports Game of Week will be called by the talented team of Chris Shovlin and Ellis Cannon. Woodland Hills (7-2) finished third in the highly-…
Friday, April 20, 2012
In coordination with a day of volunteering, Comcast workers will spend the day in Swissvale.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Friday, April 20, 2012
Local Comcast employees, families and friends will volunteer Saturday at Dickson Elementary School in Swissvale as part of Comcast Cares Day. Volunteers will be working in the outdoor classroom garden pulling weeds, spreading mulch, assembling picnic tables, painting and assembling pickets into an existing fence as well as planting flowers and shrubs. At the same time across the country, more than 67,000 Comcast volunteers will participate in this annual day of service, which is one of the largest single days of corporate volunteer efforts in the country. Over the previous 10 Comcast Cares Days, the company's volunteers have dedicated more than 2.1 million hours of service. The company has also contributed more than $10.5 million in grants…
Thursday, February 2, 2012
The company signed up 41,000 families in five months and is looking to offer more services.
Comcast’s new program designed to offer affordable Internet to low-income families is expanding after signing up 41,000 households in the first five months. David Cohen, Comcast’s executive vice president, announced Tuesday that the company is expanding the $9.95 “Internet Essentials” plan to families of children on reduced school lunches. The plan previously only permitted children who were receiving free school lunches to enroll in the program. He estimated that will increase the reach of the program by about 10 percent to nearly 3.2 million families in Comcast’s coverage area. “It is impossible for me to overstate the huge amount of work … to make this program operational,” Cohen said of the progress since it launched in August. Cohen …