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HD Report | August 20, 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

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

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

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, 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

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

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

Comcast launching streaming TV service

July 14, 2015 |

Comcast will launch a slim, internet-based television service called “Stream” that will target cord-cutters, cord-nevers, and maybe anyone tired of paying giant cable TV bills. The service will first launch in Boston at the end of this summer, then in … Read More

Comcast X1 Subscribers in Central California get Live In-Home Streaming

July 11, 2015 |

This week, Comcast starting offering Central California customers on the X1 DVR platform the ability to stream all channels, including live-TV broadcasts, to any connected device in their home. That means customers can essentially view everything in their service package on smartphones, tablets, PCs, and other internet-connected … Read More

Comcast Kids Zone moved from Beta testing

June 15, 2015 |

Comcast’s recent additions to personalization on the Xfinity X1 platform include the official launch of Kids Zone. Previously in beta testing within Comcast Labs, Kids Zone provides a selection of titles that are meant to be safe for kids of all … Read More

Comcast Live Streaming Copa America & Gold Cup on Xfinity TV Go

June 11, 2015 | 2

Comcast has announced they will be live streaming the Copa America and Gold Cup international soccer tournaments to Xfinity TV customers with the Xfinity TV Go app for mobile devices. 26 matches of both tournaments will be streamed, in both English … Read More

Comcast Doubles Current PBS On Demand Content

May 23, 2015 |

Comcast announced this week they would be doubling the amount of recently-aired PBS content available on demand through the Xfinity TV platform. This means more current episodes of shows such as Downton Abbey on Masterpiece, American Masters, and Antiques Roadshow will be accessible … Read More

Comcast Launches X1 Remote with Voice Control

May 5, 2015 |

Comcast has officially launched a new remote with voice control for the Xfinity X1 platform. The stylish new remote allows users to to find networks, movies, TV shows, set DVR recordings, get recommendations, and navigate the Xfinity On Demand interface. … Read More

Comcast Xfinity Share App Allows Live Mobile-to-Mobile Video Streaming

May 4, 2015 | 1

Comcast has announced a new feature for Xfinity TV customers on the X1 platform that allows real-time live streaming and sharing of video from smartphones using the Xfinity Share app. The technology utilizes the open Internet standard WebRTC that supports real-time … Read More

Comcast’s TV Everywhere lineup surpasses 70 live channels

February 19, 2015 |

Comcast announced they now offer over 70 live channel options through the Xfinity TV Go app, expanding the goal of offering TV Everywhere that most service providers are striving for. Newly added channels include AMC, BBC America, FOX Deportes, MOVIEPLEX, Showtime, … Read More

Comcast’s X1 Platform User Interface Gets Updates

January 14, 2015 |

Comcast has made several improvements to the Xfinity X1 platform interface to improve user experience. One of the more visible changes can be found in the Sports Guide, were they’ve added “Browse By Sport” and “Events On Tonight” sections, the … Read More