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Comcast, Time Warner Xfinity agreement

February 2, 2011

Comcast and Time Warner have signed a long-term agreement that provides Comcast digital cable customers with access to TV shows and movies from Turner Broadcasting System, networks, including TNT, TBS, CNN, HLN, truTV, Turner Classic Movies, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim.  The content will appear shortly after initial airing at no additional cost to Comcast’s customers on, Comcast’s On Demand service, applicable Turner Web Sites and Xfinity and Turner branded iPad, iPhone and Android-based tablet and phone applications with plans for live streaming later this year.

The agreement is a major step in the TV Everywhere strategy supported by Comcast, Time Warner and other leading content and distribution companies and is part of a broader agreement reached by Turner and Comcast.

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