Philadelphia Pennsylvania and Denver Colorado September Comcast Cable Comcast NASDAQ CMCSA CMCSK an d Liberty Global plc Liberty Global NASDAQ LBTYA LBTYB and LBTYK today have announced an ag reem PDF document - DocSlides

Philadelphia Pennsylvania and Denver Colorado  September   Comcast Cable Comcast NASDAQ CMCSA CMCSK an d Liberty Global plc Liberty Global NASDAQ LBTYA LBTYB and LBTYK today have announced an ag reem PDF document - DocSlides

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This fi rstofitskind international partnership highlights Comcasts and Liberty Globals shared leadership in WiFi innovat ion and deployment Comcast has more than three million Xfinity WiFi ho tspots in the US while Liberty Global has more t han 25 m ID: 20937

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Denver, Colorado – September 11, 2014: Comcast Cable (“Comcast”) (NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK) an d Liberty Global plc (“Liberty Global”) (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK), today have announced an ag reement to allow users to access each other’s Wi-Fi networks, creating an international Wi-Fi access ag reement that will give many Xfinity Internet and Li berty Global internet customers access to millions of new Wi-Fi access points in various countries by 2015. This fi rst-of-its-kind international partnership highlights Comcast’s and Liberty Global’s shared leadership in Wi-Fi innovat ion and deployment. Comcast has more than three million Xfinity WiFi ho tspots in the U.S., while Liberty Global has more t han 2.5 million Wi-Fi home spots under the Wi-Free and Wifi Spots names in various countries in Europe, such as Belgium, the Netherlands, Ireland, Poland and Switz erland. Both companies continue to grow their Wi-Fi footprints aggressively. For both Comcast and Liberty Global, out-of-home Wi -Fi is an important internet service benefit that a llows customers to stay connected to high-speed broadband service. This agreement gives many of the 11 milli on Americans visiting Europe and the 12 million Europe ans visiting the United States each year a free alt ernative to cellular data roaming. Just as important, it reflec ts the global benefits of Wi-Fi innovation. All ove r the world, consumers are using the same technology, same devic es, and same spectrum to access Wi-Fi. Now, two of the leaders from across continents are working together to create an interoperable global-scale service. "This is our first step in bringing global Wi-Fi co nnectivity to our customers,” said Tom Nagel, Senio r Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for Comcast Cabl e. “We are excited to be working with Liberty Globa l and see this partnership as a great opportunity to further expand our Wi-Fi footprint and offer fast and secur e wireless broadband service to our customers, not only while they are here in the United States, but also while they are traveling overseas." “We are delighted to join forces with Comcast to be gin building worldwide Wi-Fi connectivity and we ho pe that this will create interest from other cable operators to join us,” said Balan Nair, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Liberty Global. “We are offer ing Wi-Fi service in a growing number of countries across Europe and are excited to be able to offer our Euro pean customers a valuable and innovative new servic e in the United States on Xfinity WiFi. Comcast and Liberty Global plan to trial the shared Wi-Fi service later in 2014 and offer it on a wide -scale in 2015. For more information about Xfinity WiFi visit www.xfinity.com/wifi or visit Liberty Global at www.libertyglobal.com.
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About Comcast Cable Comcast Cable is the nation's largest video, high-s peed Internet and phone provider to residential cus tomers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these ser vices to businesses. Comcast has invested in techn ology to build an advanced network that delivers among the f astest broadband speeds, and brings customers perso nalized video, communications and home management offerings . Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA,CMCSK) is a global media and technology company. Comcast Corporate Communications Charlie Douglas 215-286-3353 Charlie_douglas@comcast.com About Liberty Global Liberty Global is the largest international cable c ompany with operations in 14 countries. We connect people to the digital world and enable them to discover and e xperience its endless possibilities. Our market-lea ding triple- play services are provided through next-generation networks and innovative technology platforms that c onnected 24 million customers subscribing to 49 million tele vision, broadband internet and telephony services a t June 30, 2014. Liberty Global's consumer brands include Virgin Med ia, UPC, Unitymedia, Kabel BW, Telenet and VTR. Our operations also include Liberty Global Business Ser vices, our commercial division, and Liberty Global Ventures, our investment fund. For more information, please v isit www.libertyglobal.com or contact: Liberty Global nvestor Relations Liberty Global Corporate Communications: Christopher Noyes +1 303 220 6693 Marcus Smith +44 20 7190 6374 Oskar Nooij +1 303 220 4218 Bert Holtkamp +31 20 77 8 9800 John Rea +1 303 220 4238 Hanne Wolf +1 303 220 6678

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