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Communications Services Up On Optimism About New Streaming Services — Communications Services Roundup

Communications services companies rose on optimism about the emerging suite of streaming services.

Comcast's NBCUniversal unveiled a multitiered pricing strategy for its coming streaming service Peacock, including free and subscription options.

Walt Disney renamed the Twentieth Century Fox movie studio, which it acquired last year, dropping the "Fox" to make it Twentieth Century Studios, according to a Disney spokesman. Disney also changed the name of Fox Searchlight Pictures, a sister studio traditionally known for lower-budget, movies to simply Searchlight Pictures.

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(END) Dow Jones Newswires

January 17, 2020 16:57 ET (21:57 GMT)

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