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NBC Chief Hints That Company May Unveil Netflix-Style Service

  • In holiday card, Burke also laments loss of Fox to Disney
  • Executive suggests online TV strategy may be announced in 2019
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Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

NBC Universal’s boss sent a holiday greeting to employees this week, and it contained an intriguing hint about the coming year.

Steve Burke, head of the Comcast Corp. division, suggested that the company might unveil an online TV service in 2019 -- though it’s hard to know how seriously to take a message written in the rhyming style of Dr. Seuss.