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Comcast Chairman & CEO Brian Roberts, when asked during Comcast's earnings conference call if there was an absolute (legal) limit on how big Comcast could get in the US cable business: "I don't think there really is. There's been a number of rulemakings that have been knocked down, but obviously that's a gray area."
Comcast CFO Michael Angelakis on how much financial leverage the company is willing to take on: "Given the total amount of debt that we have which is approximately $48 billion, we feel that we're very comfortable in the range that we've set which is 1.5 to 2 times. I think that we really prefer to have a bit of conservatism in our balance that provides appropriate flexibility and obviously we've given this a tremendous amount of thought and are pleased with where we're going right now." (He said that as of the end of Q2 it was 2.3 times.)
Cablevision CEO James Dolan: "There could come a day" when Cablevision stops offering television service, and instead just provides broadband.
Wall Street Journal
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer on Surface RT: "We built a few more devices than we could sell."
SAP platforms head Steve Lucas: “We aren’t going to buy Tableau. There’s no need to buy an overvalued software company.”
Unnamed SAP executive quoted (paraphrased) by SAP consultant/analyst Jon Reed at The SAP Americas Partner Leadership Summit: "You need a PhD to understand our pricing…we are undergoing a massive pricing simplification."
Dell Boomi co-founder and former GM Rick Nucci on his future plans: “My plan, I guess, is to start something from scratch like I did with Boomi in Philadelphia again and hope to only make new mistakes this time”
Philadelphia Business Journal