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Comcast Sets Analyst Meeting to Discuss Wireless Launch

Comcast will host an analyst meeting Thursday to provide information around its planned wireless service launch later this year.

The event and accompanying presentation will be webcast live on Comcast’s Investor Relations website on Thursday, April 6, beginning at 9 a.m. Eastern Time. Senior members of the Comcast leadership team will participate in the event.

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Comcast said last year that it had activated the Mobile Virtual Network Operator agreement with Verizon Communications, part of the SpectrumCo consortium’s sale of wireless licenses in 2011. Comcast created a separate division for the service -- Comcast Mobile – headed by former EVP of sales and marketing operations Greg Butz, in July and has said it planned to launch the service by the middle of this year.

Comcast has kept its mobile plans close to the vest, although chairman and CEO Brian Roberts offered some general details at an industry conference in February.