Comcast's Xfinity Launches Online Destination for Asian-Pacific Entertainment

  Comcast's Xfinity Launches Online Destination for Asian-Pacific

   Xfinity TV Celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month with Special
                           Entertainment Collection

Business Wire

PHILADELPHIA -- May 2, 2013

Comcast, a global media and technology company, today announced the Xfinity
Asia Internet destination (, an online portal that brings
together a wealth of Asian-Pacific entertainment content from a variety of
sources in one, easy to navigate location. This is the first step in a larger
Xfinity Asia initiative designed to expand the availability of Asian
programming, VOD and tailored packages to the Asian-Pacific community
throughout 2013. In addition, Xfinity customers will gain access to special
programming across Xfinity platforms – TV, On Demand, online and on mobile
devices – recognizing the Asian-Pacific cultural influence on the world of

The Xfinity Asia website features news, blogs, and Xfinity TV programming
information relevant to the Asian-Pacific community. Content on the site
includes award-winning films, documentaries, history, bios, sports, anime and
music featuring Asian-Pacific entertainers, artists and historical leaders
that have contributed to the news, music and history of this country and the
world. Xfinity TV customers will have access to a large library of content on
Xfinity On Demand, and non-subscribers also will have the opportunity to
explore a range of entertainment options online. Content can be filtered by
country of origin, genre and more.

"The Xfinity Asia Internet destination is the first step in providing
customers much more Asian-Pacific content than ever before," said Ruben
Mendiola, vice president and general manager of Multicultural Video Services.
"This will be an exciting year as we continue to expand new content and
offerings for the Asian American community.”

Xfinity TV is also celebrating Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month with a
special collection of entertainment choices that highlight Asian-American and
Pacific Islander culture and contributions. The collection includes movies,
documentaries and biographies hand-selected by Chi-hui Yang, the curator of
Cinema Asian America for Xfinity TV.

Highlights of Xfinity TV's Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month collection
include Bollywood hits and music; HBO’s East of Main Street; Filipino
entertainment and events; KPOP; K-Drama Fever; anime from Funimation; and
themed history and biographies from National Geographic. In addition, Xfinity
TV will offer feature films including:

  *Conscience and the Constitution, directed by Frank Abe
  *Delhi Safari, directed by Nikhil Advani
  *Don't Lose Your Soul, directed by Jim Choi and Chihiro Wimbush
  *The Island President, directed by John Shenk
  *Life of Pi, directed by Ang Lee
  *The Reluctant Fundamentalist, directed by Mira Nair
  *Seeking Asian Female, directed by Debbie Lum
  *Sushi: The Global Catch, directed by Mark Hall

Comcast has had a longstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion since its
founding nearly 50 years ago and focuses its efforts in five key areas:
diversity in governance, attracting and retaining a multicultural workforce,
developing a diverse supplier base, offering a wide selection of multicultural
programming, and community investment in national, regional and local diverse

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