Comcast takes FAST channels to Xfinity pay TV set-top

US cable giant Comcast has launched 20 free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) channels on its Xfinity X1 boxes at no extra cost. Comcast said the launch marks the latest evolution of FAST channels on Xfinity entertainment platforms. The company first brought these FAST channels to the Xfinity Stream app in April, and then in May […]

Apple TV+ comes to Comcast STBs

Comcast has announced a distribution deal with Apple to bring Apple TV+ to its entertainment platforms in the US. Apple TV+ will began its rollout on Xfinity X1, Xfinity Flex and XClass TV on Monday and will be available across all eligible devices in the coming days. This comes after Apple agreed a deal with […]

Discovery agrees first US pay TV deal for discovery+ with Comcast

Discovery has signed its first US pay TV deal for its streaming service discovery+ with Comcast. The arrangement will see the SVOD, which launched in the US in January, available on the Xfinity Flex OTT platform and the more traditional X1 set-top box in the coming weeks. Discovery signed a similar deal with Comcast’s UK […]

Comcast to be first US operator to launch Amazon Prime Video

Comcast has partnered with Amazon in a deal that will establish it as the first US pay TV operator to launch Prime Video integrated into its television platform. Amazon Prime Video is due to launch on Comcast’s Xfinity X1 later this year, allowing viewers to watch Prime Originals like Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, […]

Comcast to bundle Netflix in expanded partnership deal

Comcast has expanded its partnership with Netflix, with the US pay TV giant now set to offer Netflix subscriptions as part of new and existing Xfinity packages. Comcast said it will launch a variety of initial offers this month, handling Netflix-related billing so that customers can pay for the bundled offers through a single monthly […]

Comcast to launch pay-as-you-go Xfinity TV service

US operator Comcast has unveiled plans to launch Xfinity-branded pay-as-you-go TV and internet services later this year. Comcast said the Xfinity Prepaid Services will be available without a credit check or contract, with users able to ‘refill’ their subscription any time they want for either seven or 30 days. A one-time set-up fee will cover […]

Comcast Xfinity TV now available through Amazon

US operator Comcast is now letting customers buy Xfinity TV, internet and home phone services via Comcast said that move was part of its “multi-year effort to transform the customer experience” and that the deal would let customers easily find and subscribe to suitable service plans. “Amazon is not only the biggest online retailer and […]

Comcast to launch Stream online TV service

Comcast is due to begin trialling a new streaming cable service in the US, called Stream, as part of its efforts to “provide TV choices for everyone.” Stream will be available to Comcast Xfinity Internet customers, who will be able to watch live TV channels on laptops, tablets and phones in their home. The service, […]