Comcast says it will add the YouTube app to Xfinity X1 set-tops later this year. The app, which will enable Comcast subscribers to access YouTube’s user-generated videos and other content, will be part of the cable op’s Apps and Networks section of the X1 interface. (Pictured above: YouTube’s iJustine.) Amazon’s 1-Day-Only Deals! The Comcast feature
The top five pay TV operators added a net total of at least 252,000 video subscribers in the fourth quarter, suggesting again that the cord-cutting trend is having a relatively small impact on the industry DIRECTV and AT&T, which have the most video subscribers in the nation with more than 25 million, led the way
Comcast is bringing the ‘cable guy’ experience into the modern age with a new app feature that will alert a customer when a technician or installer is 30 minutes away from his or her home. Amazon: Fire TV Stick: $39 The feature, which is now part of Comcast’s ‘My Account’ app, which is available on
News and Analysis Comcast, the nation’s largest cable operator, and arguably the most criticized, added a net of 161,000 video subscribers in 2016. That was disclosed today in Comcast’s fourth quarter report. Amazon: Splurge a little. Buy something for yourself …today! The cable operator says it added a net of 80,000 video subscribers in the
Comcast has finally secured the rights from Fox to stream live MLB, NBA and NHL games in-market that are carried by Fox’s regional sports channels, a Comcast spokeswoman tells The TV Answer Man. The cable op’s video customers will be able to stream the games at the Fox Sports web site, and the Fox Sports
Comcast this month has dropped the three Fox College Sports channels, FCS Pacific, FCS Atlantic and FCS Central. The move was part of the cable operator’s new carriage agreement with Fox which allows it to continue carrying the Fox News Channel and resume airing the Yes Network after a year-long absence. (Comcast has not revealed
24/7 Wall St, a financial web site, has named Comcast, Charter and Dish Network to its annual list of ‘The Most Hated Companies in America.’ The online pub says the ratings are based on a number of factors, including the American Customer Satisfaction Index, employee reviews on Glassdoor, and the site’s own survey of consumers.
Comcast posted the fastest average speed of all major Internet Service Providers in December, according to Netflix, which publishes monthly speed rankings of both small and large ISPs. The cable operator’s rise to the top comes a few months after it announced a partnership with Netflix to offer the streaming service’s app on its X1 set-tops.
Comcast has signed a new deal with Fox to return the Yes Network to its lineup as well as continue carrying the Fox News Channel. The news was first reported by The Wall Street Journal. Comcast lost the Yes Network after the 2015 baseball season due to a carriage dispute with Fox. The impasse left
Q. I recorded last week’s episode of The Americans on my Comcast X1 set-top, but I accidentally deleted it before I could watch it. Is there any way to bring the show back on my set-top? I really want to watch it. — Carl, Boston, Massachusetts. Carl, there are two ways to watch last week’s
Q. I was interested in getting the streaming service from Comcast that offers my local channels. But Comcast says it’s not available yet. What’s the deal? — Van, Miami. Comcast announced last July that it would introduce a new $15-a-month streaming service that would include all four broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox) as well as
Q. My next door neighbor is getting cable TV for free. He gave the installer some extra money and he hooked him up with all the premium channels for free. I think he’s getting all the channels for free, too. Question: Should I report him? Is it affecting my bill? — Mitch, Buffalo, New York.