Brian L. Roberts is CEO and Chairman of Comcast Corporation and personally controls 33 1/3% of the voting rights of the company. Roberts is also chairman of the board of directors of the National Cable Telecommunications Association (NCTA) and previously treasurer. He served as chairman of NCTA from 1995 to 1996, when the landmark deregulatory 1996 Telecommunications Act became law.
Comcast Corporation, formerly registered as Comcast Holdings,[note 1] is the largest mass media and communications company in the world by revenue. It is the largest cable company and home Internet service provider in the United States, and the nation's third largest home telephone service provider. Comcast services residential and commercial customers in 40 US states and the District of Columbia. The company is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.