Philo says its streaming service is now on more than 40 campuses; broadcasters press FCC on exclusivity

More cable news from across the Web:

> Silicon Valley start-up Philo, which is competing with Comcast to offer video streaming services on college campuses, said it is now deployed at more than 40 schools. Release

> Multiscreen specialist Clearleap has announced a partnership with billing and commerce company Zuora to create solutions enabling programmers to better monetize OTT services. Release

> Citigroup analysts see Europe's Altice SA as more likely to buy Verizon's FiOS and wireline assets than to purchase Cablevision. Investors Business Daily article

> Over the last week, more than 60 representatives from the broadcast industry have conducted 25 meetings with FCC officials to discuss agency Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposal to end broadcast retransmission station duplication rules. TV News Check article

> Global shipments of televisions declined 8 percent in the second quarter, according to IHS, their biggest quarterly drop in five years. Electronics 360 article 

> Disney COO Tom Staggs re-stated his company's belief that ESPN is better off remaining exclusively available in the pay-TV bundle despite recent subscriber attrition. Variety article

Telecom News

> Speaking to investors at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference, John Stephens, CFO of AT&T, said that the telco has already built out the foundation from its Project VIP initiative to take fiber to more homes and businesses. Article

Wireless News

> Verizon Wireless sent out private invitations to 5 million customers for its Go90 over-the-top mobile video service ahead of a nationwide launch later this month, according to a senior Verizon executive. Article

And finally… Sprint says AT&T refuses to run commercials that tout a new Sprint promotion aimed at DirecTV customers. CED Magazine story

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