Friday, February 5, 2016

Comcast to hire 425

Gov. Corbett thanks cable company whose Cohen recently endorsed him

Comcast to hire 425

FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2009 file photo, a sign outside the Comcast Center, left, is shown in Philadelphia. (AP Photo / Matt Rourke)
FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2009 file photo, a sign outside the Comcast Center, left, is shown in Philadelphia. (AP Photo / Matt Rourke)

Philadelphia-based Comcast Corp.'s Comcast Cable division says it plans a "state-of-the-art customer support center" in Susquehanna Township, suburban Harrisburg.

Comcast "will immediately begin recruiting from across Central Pennsylvania for 425 new positions for the facility," the company said in a statement. Comcast says its total Pennsylvania employment will total 12,000 once the Harrisburg-area jobs are filled. Apply at

In this statement, Gov. Tom Corbett thanked Comcast for adding jobs. Comcast executive vice president and political fundraiser David L. Cohen recently endorsed Corbett's reelection bid.

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