Comcast Adds to .Net


Comcast Corp. unveiled a series of new enhancements to its high-speed Internet portal (, building on top of its RealNetworks Inc.-Rhapsody addition several weeks ago.

The site now features "The Fan," a broadband multimedia player; "The Assistant," a personalized toolbar with always-on utilities, and additional broadband content from E! Online, G4, The Weather Channel, The Independent Film Channel, Planeta Networks (Spanish-language programming) and AtomFilms.

The Fan area features broadband content with rich graphics, video content and the ability to save clips. The Assistant allows users to receive personalized information, such as weather, sports scores, stock-market reports and horoscopes.

In addition, the site has added content from and The Knot under its "Relationships Channel."