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HD Report | May 24, 2017

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Comcast Launches Home Network Control with Xfinity xFi

May 10, 2017 |

Yesterday, Comcast and Charter announced a partnership that would allow them to expand into the wireless sector while protecting their core, cable TV business. Today, Comcast launched a new Wi-Fi product called Xfinity xFi that provides customers with an easy-to-use, … Read More

Comcast Will Launch Xfinity Instant TV Skinny Bundle Service

March 28, 2017 |

Following Sling TV, DirecTV, Dish and others who have launched internet-delivered, slimmed-down TV bundles, Comcast Corp will offer their own skinny service called Xfinity Instant TV. The company told Reuters the service will be priced as low as $15 a month ($5 cheaper than Sling TV’s … Read More

4 Damn Fine Reasons to Relish the Return of Twin Peaks

January 13, 2017 |

The last time a new episode of Twin Peaks was on TV? June 10, 1991. The next time? May 21, 2017.

Yes, this is damn fine news.

The groundbreaking cult classic is returning for 18 all-new episodes that will air … Read More

Comcast Reveals Most-Watched On Demand TV Shows

August 23, 2016 |

Every so often Comcast gives us a glimpse into their on-demand rankings, and this week they’ve revealed the top TV shows viewed during the week of August 8 through August 14. The MSO reports customers watched 70 million hours of … Read More

Comcast Launches 1Gbps Internet In Chicago Area

August 17, 2016 |

Comcast has begun a trial of its Gigabit internet service in the Chicago area, providing up to 1 Gigabit-per second internet download speed to customers.

The MSO is delivering the Gigabit service over their existing network infrastructure using DOCSIS 3.1 … Read More

NBC Will Broadcast 2016 Rio Olympics in Ultra HD

July 31, 2016 |

If you’re looking for an excuse to purchase a 4k Ultra HD TV, the 2016 Summer Olympics from Rio may be a good enough reason. NBC plans to broadcast events from the Rio Olympics in Ultra HD through service providers … Read More

Comcast To Launch Xfinity Prepaid Service In Five States

July 21, 2016 |

One of the reasons so many people cut the cord with TV service providers is they don’t want to be stuck in long term contracts, especially when those contracts are expensive. CBS was the first to offer internet-delivered television service month-to-month, … Read More

Comcast To Add Netflix To X1 Set-top Boxes

July 6, 2016 |

Comcast and Netflix have’t always played nicely, but it appears the multi-service provider will join other ISPs who have embraced, rather than compete against, the streaming giant. Comcast announced they will add access to Netflix through the Xfinity TV X1 … Read More

Comcast Reveals Top TV Shows Watched On Demand Mid-April

April 27, 2016 |

Comcast has revealed the top TV shows requested On Demand through the week starting on April 11th, and the new Starz original series “The Girlfriend Experience” was the most watched.

However, Episode 13 of the FOX series “Empire” topped their rankings … Read More

Sony’s Crackle Launching on Comcast Xfinity TV

April 19, 2016 |

On Weds., April 20th, Sony’s streaming network Crackle will launch on the Comcast Xfinity TV platform. The availability of the channel through a TV service provider will be a first for the network, as it was currently only offered on PCs and … Read More

YES Network dropped on Comcast after Nets game

November 18, 2015 | 1

YES Network has been dropped from the Comcast lineup as of Midnight, Tuesday after the two companies could not come to terms on a new carriage agreement. The already expired agreement had been given extensions while the MLB season was … Read More

Comcast launches video streaming service Watchable

October 4, 2015 |

Comcast has beta-launched the online streaming video service Watchable.com, with content from creators such as Buzzfeed, CelebTV, GoPro, Machinima, Maker Studios, NBC Universal, and Vice. The website and app for iOS users is geared towards a “millennial” audience of viewers, … Read More

NBC UNIVERSO HD launches in Comcast Xfinity western markets

September 14, 2015 |

NBC UNIVERSO has launched in HD for Comcast Xfinity TV customers in western markets including the cities of San Francisco, Seattle, Houston, Denver, and Portland among other locations. The channel offers a lineup of movies, TV shows, and sports programming … Read More

Cablevision first TV provider to offer CBS All Access & SHOWTIME

August 25, 2015 |

Cablevision and CBS have announced a multi-year, mult-platform deal that includes the over-the-top (OTT) internet-based services CBS All Access and SHOWTIME. For Cablevision customers, it means they won’t necessarily have to subscribe to television service through Cablevision, only high-speed internet.

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NFL RedZone offers Free Preview on Comcast, Dish, Cox, & Cablevision

August 20, 2015 |

We thought you’d like to know NFL RedZone is offering a free preview of the channel through the preseason weeks. The preview has already started, but unlike most channels NFL RedZone is only available on select days and times.

The next … Read More

Comcast’s Top 20 TV Episodes Recently Watched on Xfinity On Demand

August 19, 2015 |

If you want to know which TV series and episodes are the most watched, Comcast’s Xfinity On Demand is a good measure of what’s currently the most popular. The cable TV provider released a Top 20 list from the week of August … Read More

Time Warner Cable: All Dallas Customers to Get Faster Internet by Year’s End

August 18, 2015 |

All Time Warner Cable customers in the Dallas area will get faster internet speeds by year’s end, the MSO promised today in a press release announcing completion of upgrades in 50% of their systems in the area. For internet users, that means faster … Read More

CenturyLink launches Prism TV service in Seattle markets

August 18, 2015 |

CenturyLink has launched their Prism TV services for residents and businesses in some areas of Seattle. The Prism service is an interactive television service delivered through CenturyLink’s high-speed fiber optic network, and offers an alternative to traditional cable and satellite services.

Seattle neighborhoods where … Read More

Cox launches gigabit internet service in select San Diego areas

August 14, 2015 |

Some residents of San Diego are now lucky enough to get G1GABLAST internet from Cox, with internet speeds up to 100 times faster than the average in the U.S..

The gigabit service, available in select areas, allows quicker downloads and more bandwidth for multiple devices … Read More

Comcast adds Auto Extend Recording & In-Game Highlights to X1

August 3, 2015 |

Previously, Comcast customers who wanted to be sure not to miss the outcome of sports events due to overtime or delay of game may have manually set DVRs to extend recording until a selected time. Now, Comcast has an improvement to … Read More