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Comcast Xfinity TV app now streaming live ABC, NBC out of the home in NYC, LA and elsewhere

Comcast's Xfinity TV Everywhere app is now streaming live ABC and NBC programming outside of customers' homes in markets where Comcast has owned & operated (O&O) network affiliates.

How Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and more stacked up in Q1 2016: The top 8 carriers

The first-quarter earnings season is coming to a close, so now it's time to see how the nation's top wireless carriers stacked up against each other in terms of key metrics. In this report you will find a ranking of the of the top eight U.S. wireless carriers in the first quarter of 2016 by subscriber base, according to research firm Strategy Analytics. You'll also find charts of other major metrics-- such as churn, ARPU and revenue-- of each carrier.

AT&T, Sprint launch new BOGO promos covering iPhone 6, 6s Plus and other gadgets

AT&T and Sprint are hoping to boost second-quarter subscriber adds with new promotions continuing the buy-one, get-one theme.

Comcast adding 600 jobs with new customer service center in Colorado

Comcast formally announced plans to open a new customer service center in Fort Collins, Colorado, a move that will bring 600 new jobs to the area.

Sprint to reportedly kill two-year contracts next week-- again

Sprint's on-and-off relationship with two-year customer contracts appears to be off. Again. Android Central posted what appears to be an internal Sprint document informing retail staffers that it will stop offering contracts and subsidized handsets for new accounts beginning this Tuesday.

Disney CEO excited about the leverage Hulu's streaming TV service will provide

Disney CEO Bob Iger is pumped for Hulu's upcoming streaming TV service in part because of the leverage it will help provide in negotiating carriage deals with pay-TV providers.

TWC, Cablevision employees brace for layoffs

With the latest wave of cable consolidation nearing its crest, Time Warner Cable and Cablevision employees are preparing for potential layoffs.

Fourth Czech operator U:fon to be sold to Nordic Investors

U:fon, the fourth mobile network operator in the Czech Republic, is to be sold to private equity firm Nordic Investors ahead of the company's plan to launch LTE services within the next 12 months.

UK Post Office scraps its MVNO after unsuccessful trial

The UK Post Office's mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) is shutting down, the beleaguered publicly owned company has said.

Report: 70% of operators plan to virtualise messaging platforms in next 4 years

A report commissioned by Xura and carried out by Heavy Reading found that 70 per cent of communications service providers plan to virtualise some or all of their messaging platforms in the next four years.