Comcast Acquires thePlatform

Jul 07, 2006


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Comcast has acquired thePlatform, a provider of digital media publishing solutions. thePlatform's management team will stay intact, and Comcast will run it as a distinct business. No details of the deal have been disclosed

The acquisition provides Comcast with an expanded infrastructure for broadband video services. Comcast's The Fan, powered by thePlatform, delivers nearly 2 million video streams a day to Comcast's customers. thePlatform will continue to service all of its existing customers. thePlatform management team and employee base will remain intact in Seattle.

(www.comcast.com; www.theplatform.com)