New SVOD service bills itself as 'Netflix of porn'; Xfinity on Campus expands footrprint

More cable news from across the Web:

> Verizon has agreed to deploy more wireless coverage in the  New York City Subway system. Light Reading article

> Comcast's Xfinity on Campus streaming service has added Sonoma State University and Saint Michael's College to its list of participating schools. Multichannel News article

> Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon), Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), and Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nevada) signed a letter aimed at spurring a carriage deal on DirecTV for the Pac-12 Network. Oregonian article

> A vocal group of more than 30 citizens attended a Colorado Springs City Council meeting to voice concern over the city's new charter agreement with Comcast. Colorado Springs Gazette article

Telecom News

> While AT&T and Verizon both have thousands of union employees working without contracts as management and union reps negotiate new deals, both companies' stock prices are fairly stable and investors seem unconcerned about the threat of a strike. Article

> Verizon tested next-generation passive optical (NG-PON2) fiber-to-the-premises technology from a central office in Framingham, Mass., to a FiOS customer's home three miles away and to a local business. The trial, which used gear from Cisco and PT Inovação, was able to deliver broadband speeds of 10-Gbps and higher. Article

Wireless Tech News

> 4G Americas, the wireless trade association that represents operators and vendors in North America, South America and Central America, wants regulators to seriously start thinking about how they're going to allocate spectrum for 5G. Article

Wireless News

> Service revenues in the U.S. wireless industry declined 1 percent year-over-year in the second quarter, according to a report from industry analyst Chetan Sharma, following a decline in the first quarter, which has been the first decline in the history of the industry. Article

And finally… A new subscription service, PornHub, is billing itself as the "Netflix of porn." Release

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