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Arris Q1 revenue spikes 33% as both network/cloud and CPE sales tick up

Arris reported a 33 percent uptick in first quarter revenue to $1.615 billion, a result that exceeded analysts' forecast and was driven by improvements in both network/cloud and CPE sales.

Frontier loses 10,300 video customers in Q1

Frontier Communications reported the loss of 10,300 video customers in the first quarter, including 6,700 satellite video customers. This loss was wider than the fourth quarter net reduction of 5,800 video customers, including a reduction of 5,400 satellite video customers. Frontier ended the quarter with a total of 543,400 video customers.

Comcast-backed NextVR signs deal with Live Nation to stream hundreds of concerts in virtual reality

Comcast-backed virtual-reality event producer NextVR has signed a deal with music promotor Live Nation to stream hundreds of concerts in VR, Variety reports.

Charter-TWC merger opposition group presses FCC for more conditions

With FCC Commissioners set to vote on Charter Communications' takeover of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, opposition group Stop Mega Cable has made an 11th-hour plea with the agency to impose more conditions on the deals.

Comcast accounts for half of cable industry EBITDA, driving industry growth, Moody's says

The cable industry, despite its challenges, will grow its aggregate top-line revenue by 4 percent this year, and Comcast will be driving that growth.

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Prepaid customers have long been almost an afterthought for most major U.S. network operators, who have opted instead to focus on postpaid users who often generate higher ARPU and lower churn. But as the growth of smartphone sales slows-- and as the gap between prepaid and postpaid ARPU narrows-- carriers are increasingly focused on the prepaid segment.

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