Category: Comcast

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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Comcast Will Show Super Bowl 2020 In 4K

Comcast tells the TV Answer Man that it will air the Super Bowl in 4K after all. The cable operator’s Twitter customer service page tweeted earlier this month that the game would be available in 4K. But a company spokesperson said later that the Twitter team was working on “erroneous information.” She added it was

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Can I Watch Netflix In 4K Without a Cable Box?

Q. I saw on Comcast’s web site that I can now watch Netflix in 4K on Comcast. I have a Sony 4K TV. My question is do I need the Comcast video set-top, which I now have but would like to get rid of, or can I watch Netflix in 4K without the set-top? —

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Who Has LSU-Clemson In 4K Tonight?

Q. I am very excited to watch tonight’s big game with LSU and Clemson for the national championship. I have a new 4K and Dish so I’m hoping that Dish will have it in 4K. So who will have the game in 4K? — Bernie, Port Republic, Maryland.  Bernie, I’m sorry to inform you that

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Comcast Flips: No Super Bowl In 4K

Comcast said today that it’s now uncertain if it will broadcast next month’s NFL Super Bowl from Miami in 4K. The cable operator’s Twitter page said this week that it would carry it in 4K in response to a question from a subscriber on Twitter. Click Amazon: See Today’s Top Deals!! “For the first time

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Updated: Comcast Switches & Now Says No Super Bowl 2020 In 4K

Comcast said today that it’s now uncertain if it will broadcast next month’s NFL Super Bowl from Miami in 4K. Update: Comcast says it will show the Super Bowl in 4K. The cable operator’s Twitter page said this week that it would carry it in 4K in response to a question from a subscriber on

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Comcast to Show LSU-Clemson Championship Game In 4K

Comcast joins the list of TV providers that will broadcast the 2020 national college football championship game between LSU and Clemson in 4K, according to ESPN, which is producing the event. The game will be played at 8 p.m. ET on January 13 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. Click Amazon: See Today’s 1-Day-Only

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