Go90 inks deal with Publicis; Discovery's Zaslav promises investors three years of growth

More cable news from across the Web:

> Verizon has signed a partnership with Publicis Groupe, the world's third largest advertising company, for its Go90 video service. Wall Street Journal article

> Comcast-owned white-label video publishing unit thePlatform said it has been selected by Parsifal Entertainment Group to provide the back-end video management and publishing system for Starz Play Arabia. Release

> Sony Pictures Television has promoted longtime to executive Steve Mosko to chairman. Variety article

> YouTube could finally be ready to launch its anticipated subscription service in October. Re/code article

> Nielsen has opened its application programming interface (API) to its media-company clients. MediaPost article

Telecom News

> Coriant has tapped former Juniper CEO and Verizon veteran Shaygan Kheradpir as its new CEO and board chairman, succeeding Pat DiPietro, who will become the company's  chairman. Article

Wireless News

> General Motors CEO Mary Barra said the car maker plans to cash in on the wireless connections the company is building into its cars by expanding car-sharing services, offering more autonomous driving features and providing new services through smartphone apps. In comments to Reuters, Barra said GM aims to "disrupt ourselves" through connected car offerings by creating a relationship between GM and its customers that extends beyond the automobile. Article

And finally… Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav told investors his company will deliver low double-digit annual growth in cash flow and adjusted per share earnings through 2018. Deadline Hollywood article

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