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Comcast posted mixed third-quarter 2017 financial results. Comcast completed the nationwide rollout of its wireless services under the Xfinity Mobile brand, with plans to include YouTube in its X1 video platform. Comcast is venturing into residential solar programs with a 40-month deal with Sunrun. Comcast is working towards 5G network deployment and continues to roll out its DOCSIS 3.1-based internet services to Comcast Business customers. Comcast continues to expand its theme park business. With this, Comcast aims to check customer churn and provide viewers with more streaming options. However, tough competition, consolidation-related woes, mounting programming costs, loss of customer base act as near-term risks for Comcast. Comcast lost 94,000 voice customers and 1,25,000 video customers in the third-quarter 2017 due to cord-cutting. Over the past three months, the stock price declined 8.2% as against the industry’s loss of 7.0%.

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