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Comcast Airing College Football In 4K HDR

Comcast this month will offer four college football games in 4K HDR, including two Notre Dame matchups. (Note: HDR stands for High Dynamic Range, which can color depth and realism to the 4K picture.)

The games will be available to video subscribers who have XG1v4 or Xi6 Xfinity TV set-tops set to 2160 resolution with a compatible 4K UHD/HDR TV. (If you’re not sure if you have a XG1v4 or Xi6 model set-top, call Xfinity. You can also look for the model type in the About menu in your X1 set-top’s settings.)

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To find the 4K games, you can say “4K” into your Xfinity Voice Remote, then go to the Sports category in the X1 menu, and then select Football on the guide.

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The four games that will be in 4K HDR are:

Saturday, September 7, 2019, 10:30 PM ET
Cal at Washington (FS1)

Saturday, September 14, 4:00 PM ET
Iowa at Iowa St (FS1)

Saturday, September 14, 2:30 PM ET
New Mexico at Notre Dame (NBC)

Saturday, September 28, 3:30 PM ET
Virginia at Notre Dame (NBC)

Comcast this month also plans to air three English Premier League soccer games in 4K (but not HDR):

Saturday, September 14, 7:30 AM ET
Liverpool vs. Newcastle United (NBC Sports Network)

Sunday, September 22, at 11:30 AM ET
Chelsea vs. Liverpool (NBC Sports Network)

Monday, September 30, at 3:00 PM ET
Manchester United V Arsenal (NBC Sports Network)

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