Former Sony PlayStation Vue Chief Benefield Quietly Resurfaces at T-Mobile

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Dwayne Benefield, who captained the pioneering Sony PlayStation Vue virtual pay TV service until its shuttering in January, has resurfaced at T-Mobile, under of the title of VP of entertainment.

Benefield made somewhat of a surprise appearance Tuesday morning, when T-Mobile posted a prerecorded video presentation for press of its revamped TVision pay TV platform. Benefield made an appearance, alongside T-Mobile CEO Mike Seivert and several other executives involved in the video launch. 

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On his LinkedIn profile (opens in new tab), Benefield says he’s been with T-Mobile since March, “Leading strategy, growth and customer engagement for Entertainment products and services.”

The services he helps create, Benefield adds, “Will leverage T-Mobile’s national wireless network, retail footprint and award-winning customer care to deliver uncarrier entertainment experiences to consumers rapidly moving to streaming media.”

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