SVP/GM, Communications and Data Services
Comcast Cable

Why Her? Overseeing a portfolio worth $11bln, Avgiris heads all aspects of Comcast’s high-speed Internet, voice and wireless businesses, setting the company’s agenda in these vital areas. Coming over to tech from the financial side, Avgiris urges women entering technology “don’t be afraid to ask the dumb questions… What did I know about the phone industry five years ago? I didn’t have a history of telecom, but I knew what the objectives were. Grow the business, add subscribers, provide value to them, make the product work reliably and efficiently, make your customers’ lives easier.”

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Turner Strikes MLB Deal Extension

Turner Sports re-upped its rights deal with Major League Baseball , signing a seven-year deal valued at nearly $3.75bln. Turner will pay approximately $535mln/year through 2028 to carry America’s

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