That Was Then…


Last September, Multichannel News
asked Comcast Corp. cable president Steve Burke about all the speculation Comcast would want to buy Disney, his former employer. Here's what he said then.

"Everybody's assumption is that we want to and that I want to [buy Disney].

"If you look at what we have, there are very few companies who have the kind of growth prospects that we have over the next five or 10 years. You have to be very careful when you look at anything that you could do in terms of an acquisition that would change that growth profile.

"We're going to grow faster than most companies you could think of."