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Comcast Interactive Media

Company nameComcast Interactive Media
Company typePrivate (subsidiary of Comcast)
HeadquartersPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania and elsewhere
Key peopleAmy Banse, President
Samuel Schwartz, EVP
ServicesOnline media
Owner(s)Comcast Corporation

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Comcast Interactive Media (CIM) is a division of Comcast focusing on online media. CIM was created in 2005 and is headed by President, Amy Banse, and Executive Vice President, Samuel Schwartz. Comcast Interactive Media products include: (portal), Game Invasion (video games), Fandango (movie ticketing), thePlatform (media management), StreamSage (video search and indexing), and (entertainment).

On May 15, 2008 Comcast Interactive Media acquired social-networking site Plaxo for between $150 and $170 million dollars. On August 5, 2008 Comcast Interactive Media acquired newsletter service site DailyCandy for a rumored $125 million dollars.

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Philly Ad Club Students sponsored two events at local schools for students in advertising and communications to ask questions of executives in the industry about searching for internships and...
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Original Webcast Aired March 23rd, 2011 Speakers: James Baumann - Senior Vice President, The Ad Council Robert Klippel - VP, New Products & Operations, Comcast Spotlight Andrew Ward ...
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Today advertisers need greater effectiveness and efficiency. With Comcast Spotlight's suite of interactive television advertising products, they now have the opportunity to cut through the...
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Watch this brief video and you'll hear how both large national advertisers and local retailers have used interactive applications such as "Request for Information" and "Telescoping." What challenge...
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WiMax gets major investors. * GTA4 $500 million in 1st week. * APPLE give up on exclusive rights to iPhone in Italy. * NFL Network files FCC complaint against COMCAST. * SAG, AMPTP talks...
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Designing for TV Everywhere (and Anywhere) After 50 years, we're still mastering the art of navigating linear television. With TV Everywhere's Android, iPad, online and interactive platforms,...
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Although television has traditionally been thought of as a reach vehicle, new technologies are allowing advertisers to also engage and connect with consumers. You'll hear from Sean Cunningham,...
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An examination of television as a two-way marketing tool and the impact it will have on advertisers. Listen to Craig Woerz whose agency, Media Storm, has planned and implemented more that 350...
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Xfinity Remote Prototype: iPad Demo at NCTA Show, How Philly Cream Cheese Gave Its Flat Sales a Kick, Vivaki Predicts $100M Market for Choose-Your-Own-Ad Format, What Would You Do With a ...
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SYS-CON Media (press release)---...- operating executive and philanthropic venture capitalist Miles Gilburne; a group led by Ted and Jim Pedas, founders of Circle Films; the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation; New Enterprise Associates and -Comcast In - Date : Wed, 20 Apr 2011 13:32:30 GMT+00:00
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Multichannel News--“We're always looking at technologies that will help us deliver high-quality, premium video to a broad range of IP-connected devices,” Charlie Herrin, -Comcast Interactive Media- senior vice president of product development and - Date : Mon, 18 Apr 2011 15:43:01 GMT+00:00
Microsoft and ThePlatform Enable Delivery of Protected, High-Quality, Premium ... - VAdvert Press Center (press release) Tweet this news
VAdvert Press Center (press release)---Comcast Interactive Media- LLC is the first company to combine Microsoft PlayReady and IIS Smooth Streaming technology with thePlatform's video management services, as part of Comcast's Xfinity® TV service - Date : Wed, 13 Apr 2011 10:12:45 GMT+00:00
People on the move - Denver Post Tweet this news
Denver Post--Appointed Michel Henein as manager of business development for -interactive media-. O'BRIEN ADVERTISING: Promoted Carson Kraig to designer/production manager. SENSE OF SECURITY: Recently appointed Heather E. Schell, an associate at Brown - Date : Wed, 20 Apr 2011 07:04:50 GMT+00:00
Comcast Boosts On-Demand For iPad App, But No Live TV Yet - Multichannel News Tweet this news
Multichannel News--In addition, there will be "more to come soon from Warner Bros.," -Comcast Interactive Media- vice president of programming Maggie McLean Suniewick wrote in a blog post Thursday announcing the expanded content. Still a - Date : Thu, 07 Apr 2011 22:04:45 GMT+00:00
TidalTV Raises $30 Million in Funding - Media News International Tweet this news
Media News International---...- and yield management solutions provider, today announced it has raised more than $30 million in financing led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with participation from other existing investors -Comcast Interactive- Capita - Date : Fri, 01 Apr 2011 13:46:48 GMT+00:00
All Indians home games to be televised - Minor League Tweet this news
Minor League's content networks and investments include E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, Golf Channel, VERSUS, G4, PBS KIDS Sprout, TV One, 11 regional sports networks operated by Comcast Sports Group and -Comcast Int - Date : Wed, 30 Mar 2011 15:58:08 GMT+00:00
Comcast updates Xfinity iPad app - CED Magazine Tweet this news
CED Magazine--According to a blog this morning by Piers Lingle, chief product officer for -Comcast Interactive Media-, the free update lets subscribers customize their TV listings by setting up favorite channels by tapping on a "heart" i - Date : Fri, 25 Mar 2011 19:25:32 GMT+00:00
TW Cable's Gaedtke Gallops to Google - Light Reading Tweet this news
Light Reading--He previously served as chief architect at Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK)'s -Comcast Interactive Media- (CIM) unit, which operates the company's Fancast and Xfinity TV Online video hub. In between his five years at Comcast a - Date : Tue, 29 Mar 2011 22:48:38 GMT+00:00
E&Y: Cable Ops Are Media's Most Profitable - Multichannel News Tweet this news
Multichannel News--In terms of actual EBITDA dollars, the -interactive media- sector led the charge, with an average growth rate of 15% between 2006 and 2010, according to Ernst & Young. Following were electronic games (14%); cable networks (10%); - Date : Mon, 21 Mar 2011 13:27:29 GMT+00:00


Comcast Programming Group
E! * Style Network * Golf Channel * Versus * G4 (88%) * PBS Kids Sprout (part owner) * TV One (part owner) * FEARnet (part owner) * ExerciseTV (part owner) * Comcast Entertainment Television * Comcast Television * MLB Network (minority stake) * NHL Network (minority stake) * The Mtn. * New England Cable News * Comcast Network
Comcast SportsNetBay Area (45%) * California * Chicago (20%) * New England * SportsNet New York (part owner) * Northwest * Philadelphia * Washington * Southeast (50%) * Southwest
Comcast Spectacor
Philadelphia Flyers * Philadelphia 76ers * Wells Fargo Center * Spectrum * Flyers Skate Zone * Ovations Food Services * New Era Tickets * ComcastTIX
Comcast Interactive Media
XFINITY * DailyCandy * Fancast * Fandango * * Plaxo * ThePlatform
Other Holdings
International Media Distribution * Comcast Spotlight * MGM Holdings (20%) * GuideWorks (51%) * TVWorks (67%) * Midcontinent Communications (part owner) * In Demand (part owner)

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