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Comcast and NBCUniversal Named to Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies List

Key Takeaways

NBCUniversal Ranks #3 in the Media Category for Content & Experiences.
Comcast Ranks #9 in the Rapid Response Category for Xfinity Storm-Ready WiFi.

Comcast is proud to be recognized as one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies for 2024, ranking #9 in the Rapid Response category while NBCUniversal ranked #3 in the Media category.

From the Connectivity & Platforms we provide to the Content & Experiences we create, Comcast is at the forefront of innovation and a company where creativity and imagination are nurtured to bring our customers the best experience. This award is the result of thousands of employees working together to deliver innovation to millions of customers, viewers, and guests around the globe.

This year’s Most Innovative Companies list shines a spotlight on businesses that are shaping industry and culture through their innovations. These organizations are setting new standards and achieving remarkable milestones in all sectors of the economy. Alongside the World's 50 Most Innovative Companies, Fast Company recognizes 606 organizations across 58 sectors and regions.

Fast Company's editors and writers identified the companies driving progress around the world and across industries, evaluating thousands of submissions through a competitive application process. The result is a globe-spanning guide to innovation today, from early-stage startups to some of the most valuable companies in the world.

Delivering Incredible Content and Experiences

NBCUniversal entertains and inspires audiences across the globe, driving long-term growth by leveraging its unparalleled IP and fan favorite franchises. This past year, Universal Studios' was ranked the #1 studio by worldwide box office, with blockbuster hits, including The Super Mario Bros. Movie, Five Nights at Freddy’s, and Oppenheimer, which received 7 Oscars. Universal Destinations & Experiences continued to delight guests opening Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Hollywood. All while Peacock maintained its position as the fastest-growing streaming service in U.S. and NBCU News Group as the nation’s #1 news organization.

Keeping Customers Connected

In 2023, Comcast became the first Internet Provider to offer a product designed to maintain connectivity when our customers lose power – the Xfinity Storm-Ready WiFi gateway. It’s powered with cellular back-up and a four-hour rechargeable battery – more than enough power to keep customers up and running through an average power outage in the U.S., which typically lasts two hours. Storm-Ready WiFi is just one of the many ways we deliver on reliability.