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COMPLIANCE BY THE NUMBERS

3/05/2012 12:01 AM Eastern

Here are just some of the good-looking fi gures Comcast cited to the FCC to demonstrate
the promises it had delivered on since last January’s NBCUniversal deal:

300 milllion: Additional investment in
NBCUniversal programming.

200 million: Amount of the above $300
million earmarked for NBC primetime
network programming.

17 million: Dollars worth of PSAs it has
aired.

14 million: Subcribers it added to
seven Hispanic networks.

7 million: Additional advertising spending
with minority media.

600,000: Additional homes
that can get African American-targeted
TV One.

160,000: Low-income Americans connected
to broadband via Internet
Essentials program.

2,044: Miles worth of broadband plant it
has added.

2,000: Approximate number of new
hours of local news programming added.

1,000: Kid-friendly VOD choices added
(LEGO TV, for example).

211: Additional free broadband service
accounts to schools and libraries.

159: Pages in the compliance report,
including appendices.

120: New hires across NBC’s 10 O&O
TV stations.

50: Percentage increase in the size of
on-screen ratings icons.

4: New minority-owned networks selected.

1: Additional hours per week of FCCcompliant
educational/informational
kids shows.

0: New news neighborhoods Comcast
says it has created.

 

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