News of Note—Comcast, CenturyLink, Viacom, FCC

News of note

> Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile has garnered more than 250,000 subscribers since its launch five months ago. And the company is hoping to leverage the upcoming release of Apple’s iPhone X to entice more users to sign on. FierceWireless story

> Viacom is looking to establish content agreements with wireless providers in the U.S. as a means of getting its content in front of viewers who are increasingly watching on mobile devices. FierceBroadcasting story 

> The FCC has officially put an ATSC 3.0 next-generation television draft order on the agenda and will vote on it Nov. 16, earning praise from across the broadcast industry. FierceBroadcasting story 

> Comcast says that its ongoing DOCSIS 3.1 and fiber network rollouts to businesses will position its business division to get a great portion of the competitive data market long enjoyed by the traditional telcos. FierceTelecom story

> CenturyLink is joining the chorus of incumbent telcos that want the copper retirement and legacy service discontinuance process to be simplified to facilitate the build out and expansion of next-gen fiber and IP-based services. FierceTelecom story

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