Comcast to launch mobile service in mid-2017

Wednesday 21 September 2016 | 08:57 CET | News
Comcast will launch a mobile service by mid-2017, as part of its strategy to retain customers, CEO Brian Roberts announced during the Goldman Sachs investor conference, the Wall Street Journal reported. "We believe there will be a big payback with reduced churn, more stickiness and better satisfaction," Roberts said. The CEO declined to offer any further details about the service, including pricing and which phones will be supported. Roberts said the new line of business will take advantage of Comcast's 15 million Wi-Fi hot spots and use airwaves leased from Verizon Communications.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Comcast / Netflix / Verizon Communications
Countries: United States
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