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Comcast Names Tanner Friedman Michigan Region Agency of Record

Sept 04, 2007

SOUTHFIELD, MICH - (September 4, 2007)- Comcast, the nation's leading provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services, has named the strategic communications firm of Tanner Friedman as its public relations AOR for the Michigan Region. The announcement was made by Juan Otero, Vice-President Government Affairs for Comcast, Michigan Region.

Tanner Friedman will provide Comcast with strategic counsel as well as develop and implement a wide range of public relations, media relations, public affairs, internal communications and marketing support programs and initiatives, across the state and within Comcast's Midwest Division.

"As our company continues on its growth path - from community involvement to offering our customers the very latest in digital technology and entertainment choices - Tanner Friedman will serve as a vital communications resource, in collaboration with our internal team of professionals," said Otero.

"The opportunity to once again partner with Comcast is a significant milestone for our firm," said Matt Friedman, Partner and Co-founder of Tanner Friedman . "Our association goes back almost a decade, to 2000, when key members of our team helped Comcast tell its story as it became a major technology company in Michigan. We are looking forward to additional, shared successes."

Comcast Corporation's Michigan Region is based in Southfield, MI. (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) (http://www.comcast.com) With 24.1 million cable customers, 12.4 million high-speed Internet customers, and 3.5 million voice customers, Comcast has 1.3 million customers in Michigan and 4,400 employees statewide. Comcast is principally involved in the development, management and operation of broadband cable systems and in the delivery of programming content. ??Comcast's content networks and investments include E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, The Golf Channel, VERSUS, G4, AZN Television, PBS KIDS Sprout, TV One, Comcast SportsNet and Comcast Interactive Media, which develops and operates Comcast's Internet business. Comcast also has a majority ownership in Comcast-Spectacor, whose major holdings include the Philadelphia Flyers NHL hockey team, the Philadelphia 76ers NBA basketball team and two large multipurpose arenas in Philadelphia. 

About Tanner Friedman

Based in Farmington Hills, MI, Tanner Friedman is a strategic communications firm specializing in traditional and emerging media relations, adversity management and public relations counsel. Visit www.TannerFriedman.com.

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