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Diddy’s REVOLT to Expand Black Programming and Reach Millions in New Comcast Deal

REVOLT will be in more households by month’s end. On Sept. 29, Comcast will expand REVOLT’s availability to Xfinity TV customers across the country in new and existing markets. Under the networks’ new deal, the hip hop TV platform will be added to the Xfinity Digital Starter package in various cities. As a result, millions of more viewers can tap into the Black-centric channel. View this post on Instagram A post shared by REVOLT (@revolttv) “Comcast was one of the first television distributors to carry REVOLT to millions of its customers when it launched in 2013, and we are very pleased to bring its creative music- and social justice-focused content to even more Xfinity TV customers across the country,” said Dana Strong, President, Xfinity Consumer Services. Cities included in the new package expansion are Philadelphia, Northern New Jersey, Orlando, West Palm Beach, Ft. Myers, Jacksonville, Tampa, Knoxville, Indianapolis, Charleston, and Augusta. “REVOLT exists to tell our stories...

Sep 25, 2020

Two Huawei Employees Got Demoted After Sending Tweets Using iPhones

Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications hardware company, has demoted two of its employees by one rank and cut their pay after the two tweeted a New Year’s post on the company’s Twitter account from an iPhone. “Happy #2019 from all of us at Huawei,” the now-removed January 1 post said. “Our resolution this new year is to give you more reasons to connect to those you care about.” At the bottom of the post, next to the date and time, “Twitter for iPhone” can be seen. Apple is a well-known competitor of Huawei and execs at the company did not take an iPhone being used for the company’s branding too well. Huawei Corporate Senior Vice President Chen Lifang said “the incident caused damage to the Huawei brand” in a memo seen by Reuters. In the memo, the company called the mistake an issue with procedure and management. The two employees involved are receiving 5,000 yuan ($728.27) pay cuts to their monthly salaries. The memo also said that Huawei’s digital marketing director has also been...

Jan 5, 2019