Category: Comcast

Coronavirus: Comcast Ends In-Home Installations For New Customers

Q. My cable TV service with Comcast has been acting up lately, but I am scared to death to call someone out to the home to fix it with the Coronavirus out there. Is there any way to fix it without having to see someone? That’s what scares me the most. What is Comcast doing

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Coronavirus: Comcast Offers Free VOD For Showtime, Epix & More

Comcast has announced that it’s now offering free Video on Demand programming from several networks and streaming services including Showtime and Epix to help Americans staying at home due to the Coronavirus. “This is an unprecedented time and we want to be there for our customers to help make the time they’re spending at home

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Comcast Technician Dies From Coronavirus

A Comcast technician who tested positive for the Coronavirus after he made several house calls in Bloomfield, New Jersey has died from the illness, Cablefax.com reports. “Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this difficult time. He’s been a valued member of our Comcast family for 34 years, and he will be deeply

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Updated: Comcast Technician Tests Positive For Coronavirus

A Comcast technician who works in Bloomfield, New Jersey has tested positive for the Coronavirus, roughly 10 days after the worker served customer homes in the Bloomfield area, Bloomfield city officials announced yesterday. The technician, who has not been named, made several home service calls in Bloomfield from March 3 through March 6. There is

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Comcast: Can You Watch NHL Games In 4K?

Q. I heard that you can watch the Chicago Blackhawks on 4K if you have Comcast. Is that true? What channel is it on? — Oscar, Boston.  Oscar, the answer is yes and no. Let me explain. Comcast is offering six Chicago Blackhawks games in 4K HDR on NBC Sports Chicago, starting with last month’s

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Cubs’ Marquee Debuts, But No Comcast Or Hulu. Wait, No Hulu?

Q. So I know the Cubs channel starts today. Will Comcast have it? And what about other services that will have it? — Brian, Evanston, Illinois.  Brian, as you know, the Marquee Sports Channel, the new TV home of the Chicago Cubs, will premiere today at 2 p.m. ET. And at 8 p.m. ET, Marquee

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Why Doesn’t Comcast Offer a National Streaming Service?

Q. I read your story about AT&T TV and I was wondering why Comcast doesn’t have a streaming service that’s available across the country. I would think they would be able to get more subscribers that way. What’s the deal? — Tim, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  Tim, as you note, AT&T next week is scheduled to

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Marquee & Cubs: What’s Taking Comcast So Long?

Q. I read your story saying that you think Comcast will add the new Cubs channel by opening day. So what is the holdup? Why doesn’t Comcast do it already? — Mitch, Evanston, Illinois.  Mitch, as you know, the new Marquee Sports Network, which will be the exclusive TV home for the Chicago Cubs, launches

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Comcast Removes Starz From Program Packages

Comcast today is removing Starz from all programming packages, and making the premium channel available as an a la carte offering for $5 a month. The two companies last December signed a new carriage agreement that called for Starz to be removed from all basic subscriber plans. However, Comcast and Starz agreed to keep the

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Marquee & Cubs: Will Comcast Carry It?

Q. I’m very angry that the Cubs are on this new special channel and my cable service Comcast isn’t carrying it. Do you think this will change before the season begins? Or before spring training games begin? — Yardley, Evanston, Illinois.  Yardley, the new Marquee Sports Network, which will be the exclusive home to Chicago

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Super Bowl In 4K: Everything You Need to Know

For the first time ever, the Super Bowl this year will be available in 4K, which promises a sharper and more vivid picture than we have ever seen. The news has 4K TV owners scrambling for more information so the TV Answer Man has compiled this guide that has everything you need to know. Which

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