Lumos Networks to hold Q2 results call on Aug. 1; Comcast launches X1 platform in Florida

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> The three pillars of big data accountability include the data itself, the algorithms and the auditors of the data. Post

> Lumos Networks will host a conference call with financial analysts at 8:30 a.m. (ET) on Thursday, August 1, 2013 to discuss its Q2 2013 operating and financial results. Release

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> AT&T will spend $15 per share--or about $1.19 billion overall--to acquire Leap Wireless and integrate that company's PCS and AWS band spectrum to help expand its 4G footprint being used for U-verse. Article

> A "win back" strategy in North America helped pay TV equipment manufacturer Amino post revenues of $3.97 million and a 735 percent jump in operating revenue between 1H 2012 and 1H 2013, to $2.56 million. Article

Cable News

> Comcast has launched its cloud-based X1 platform in Jacksonville, Sarasota and the Naples, Fla., area. Article

> Fox Networks is asking pay TV distributors to shell out 80 cents monthly per subscriber to carry its new national sports network Fox Sports 1, with carriage fees climbing to $1.50 monthly over the life of multi-year contracts. Article

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