“Cable television giant Comcast Corp. announced Thursday it will buy cable network TechTV from Vulcan Programming Inc. Terms were not announced,” Shelley Solheim reports for eWEEK. “Comcast will merge TechTV with G4, Comcast’s network geared for the gaming community. The move will nearly triple the size of G4’s network.”
“‘We’re expanding from 15 million cable subscribers to 44 million cable and satellite subscribers,’ said Deb Green, G4’s chief operating officer. Comcast has been working on the deal for over a year now, she said. Green said TechTV was targeted because it focuses on the same audience as G4: young males, ages 12 to 34,” Solheim reports.
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