News of Note—Apple, Snap, Windstream, Disney, more

News of note

> NBCUniversal and Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, are reportedly forming a joint venture to develop and produce scripted content for the ephemeral messaging service. FierceOnlineVideo story

> Disney’s decision to pull its content from Netflix starting in 2019 caused a bit of a panic among Netflix investors, but Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said the company doesn’t need Disney's content to keep fueling its international growth. FierceOnlineVideo story

> As it did in its previous quarter, Netflix again outpaced its own expectations around subscriber growth and added 5.3 million new subscribers during the third quarter. FierceOnlineVideo story

> Windstream is bringing its SDN Orchestrated Waves transport service to 50 U.S. markets, advancing its broader movement to equip its network with SDN. FierceTelecom story

> Sales of the iPhone 8 have been sluggish as customers await the launch of the highly anticipated iPhone X, according to a new report from Wave7 Research. FierceWireless story

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