4/27: Comcast earnings blows past estimates; AWS sales increased 42 percent to $3.66 billion

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Comcast earnings blow past estimates, driven by film business success (CNBC)
Roberts: "Its an exhilarating time to be in business"

Comcast Nears Launch of ‘xFi’ Home WiFi Platform (Multichannel News)
MSO now has nearly 1 million Xfinity Home subscribers.

Comcast, the largest broadband company in the U.S., is getting even bigger (Recode)

Why Comcast Already Sounds So Bored With Wireless (Fortune)

Comcast’s Watson: Too early to consider 5G a threat to fixed wireline broadband (FierceCable)

What Comcast bought and sold in the FCC auction (Philly.com)

Big telecom deals to watch (Axios)

Amazon surges on big earnings and sales beat (CNBC)
AWS sales increased 42 percent to $3.66 billion.

Purdue acquires for-profit Kaplan University (Washington Post)
Can they play football?

PayPal partnerships pay off, and Venmo could take off next (Marketwatch)

Apple is in talks to launch its own Venmo (Recode)
Venmo, if you don't know, originated in Philly.

Escalated Cord-Cutting, Rights Fees Among Reasons Cited For ESPN's Massive Layoffs (SportsBusinessDaily)

Grid operator urges cooperation if states want to preserve nuclear plants (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)