John Legere's aggressive carrier outpaced AT&T, Verizon and Sprint in the quarter, while wireless towers and cable stocks benefited from wireless news.
Comcast was thwarted two years ago when it tried to buy Time Warner Cable, but a buyout of Verizon would make more sense and probably win regulatory approval.
Buying Charter would force Verizon to drop its goal of cleaning up its balance sheet in the near future.
Behemoth Comcast has had a great run, but its growth is beginning to slow. Instead, check out this cable company, which is packed with potential.