Comcast Corp was incorporated under the laws of Pennsylvania in December 2001. It is a media and technology company with two main businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. The Company presents its operations in five reportable business segments: Cable Communications, Cable Networks, Broadcast Television, Filmed Entertainment, and Theme Parks. Cable Communications consists of the operations of Comcast Cable, which is the nation's provider of video, high-speed Internet and voice services ('cable services') to residential customers under the XFINITY brand, and it also provides these services to businesses. Cable Networks consists mainly of its national cable networks, its regional sports and news networks, its international cable networks, its cable television production studio, and its related digital media properties. Broadcast Television consists of the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, its NBC and Telemundo owned local broadcast television stations, its broadcast television production operations, and its related digital media properties. Filmed Entertainment consists of the operations of Universal Pictures, which produces, acquires, markets and distributes filmed entertainment. Theme Parks consists of its Universal theme parks in Orlando and Hollywood. Its other business interests mainly include Comcast-Spectacor, which owns the Philadelphia Flyers and the Wells Fargo Center arena in Philadelphia and operates arena management-related businesses. The Company offers its products and services directly to residential and commercial customers through its call centers, door-to-door selling, direct mail advertising, television advertising, Internet advertising, local media advertising, and telemarketing and retail outlets. The Company competes with a number of different sources that provide news, sports, information and entertainment programming to consumers, including DBS providers, certain phone companies, other providers that build and operate wireline communications systems. The Company is subject to regulation by federal, state, local and foreign authorities.
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