Category: Comcast

Will Comcast Give RSN Rebates to Subscribers?

Q. I heard yesterday that Comcast said it’s giving rebates back to subscribers for missing out on sports during the Covid shutdown. When will this happen and how much will we get back? I would like to use it for a last-minute summer trip! — Nathan, Baltimore. Hold on, Nathan. Comcast said yesterday in a

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Comcast to Carry Marquee Sports Network

Comcast has agreed to carry the Marquee Sports Network, the new TV home of the Chicago Cubs, the Chicago Tribune reports this morning. The agreement comes just several hours before the Cubs’ first game of the 2020 season. Chicago tonight plays the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field. “We finished our negotiations with Comcast to carry

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MLB Extra Innings: Comcast Offers a Bigger ‘Discount’

Q. I saw your stories about DIRECTV and Dish’s Extra Innings plans. Has Comcast set a price yet? I hope it’s cheaper because $90 is ridiculous. I think it should be at least $25 less than that because the season is so short. — Barry, Bowie, Maryland.  Barry, you’re right. DIRECTV is now charging $90

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Peacock: Where Can You Watch It?

Q. I was hearing about Peacock on the news yesterday. When does it start and where can I watch it? And how much is it? — Bonnie, Reno, Nevada.  Bonnie, Peacock launched today. The new streaming service from NBC Universal, which is owned by Comcast, features more than 15,000 hours of current and classic TV

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Comcast vs. Marquee Sports: Anything New?

Q. I liked your story today on YouTube TV and Marquee. But what about Comcast? Is there anything new with them carrying Marquee? They are the biggest cable company in our area, you know?! — Jim, Buffalo Grove, Illinois.  BREAKING: Comcast to Carry Marquee Jim, you are right. Comcast has yet to sign on to

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Will Peacock Be On Roku & Fire TV?

Q. I’m interested in the new Peacock streaming service that’s coming up. But do you know if it will be available on Roku or Fire TV? I have both on different TVs and I wouldn’t get it unless it was on one of them. — Frankie, Cumberland, Maryland. Frankie, let me first offer some background

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Will the Cubs Be On Comcast?

Q. Now that baseball is coming back, will the Chicago Cubs’ new channel be on Comcast? That’s our largest cable operator. I know they’ve been arguing, but did they get a deal during the Coronavirus? — John, Evanston, Illinois.  John, you’re right. Major League Baseball announced yesterday that it will impose a 60-game schedule, likely

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When Will Peacock Launch? Will It Be Free?

Q. A friend of mine has Comcast and he says that the new Peacock streaming service is very cool. Do you know when it will be available to everyone? And will it be free? He says it’s free on Comcast. — Yardley, Baltimore.  Yardley, I have good news for you. But let me first offer

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Comcast to Hold 8th Annual ‘Watchathon’

Comcast next week will offer its annual ‘Watchathon,’ which allows video and Internet-only subscribers to watch On Demand programming from more than 70 channels regardless of whether they subscribe to them. The cable operator, which has held the ‘Watchathon’ event for eight years, says the participating channels will include Acorn TV, A&E, AFRO, Aspire TV,

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What Is Peacock? How Do You Get It?

Q. I heard on the TV this morning that Comcast was starting something called Peacock. What is that and how do I get it? I’m a Comcast subscriber. — Aaron, Boston.  Aaron, Peacock is a new streaming offering from NBC Universal, which is owned by Comcast. Peacock’s premium plan, which debuted today, is now available

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MLB Extra Innings: How to Get Your Money Back

Q. I bought a subscription to DIRECTV’s MLB Extra Innings package in early March and now it looks like the season will at least be delayed for a few months if not cancelled entirely. It doesn’t seem fair that they get to keep my money during this time. I could use it now. Is there

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