Comcast opens 1,100-employee Tucson call center; Netflix to allow mobile users to adjust video quality

More cable news from across the web:

> Cable One stock hit a one-year high of $494.99 after the MSO reported strong first-quarter earnings. Web Breaking News story

> After receiving criticism for throttling bit rates on mobile devices, Netflix is now letting mobile users adjust their own streaming quality. The Hill story

> Comcast marked the grand opening of a 1,100-employee, 100,000 square-foot call center in Tucson, Ariz. Article

> After signaling layoffs, Discovery Networks reported first quarter revenue of $1.56 billion, a 2 percent year-over-year gain that narrowly missed analysts' consensus forecasts. Yahoo Finance story

Telecom News

> CenturyLink sees fiber as a key to its broadband strategy, but in places where it can't make the business case work for fiber the telco is confident that bonding and vectoring will enable it to deliver 100 Mbps and higher speeds over existing copper. Article

> Lumos Networks may still be early in the dark fiber game, which only makes up a small portion of its revenue, but the service provider is getting more inquiries from a host of wireless, wireline and enterprise customers. Article

Wireless News

> T-Mobile's next "uncarrier" move will reportedly include a branded app that enables customers to win prizes from partners including Wendy's and Vudu as well as equity in the carrier. Article

And finally… Comcast-owned NextVR is teaming with NBC Sports to show the Kentucky Derby in virtual reality. Multichannel News story

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