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Verizon Viewdini aggregates Netflix, Hulu, Comcast into one app

Verizon Viewdini aggregates Netflix, Hulu, Comcast into one app

Verizon is launching a way for it to both boast about the capabilities of its high-speed 4G LTE network and to make one of the most popular Web activities go through its unified service. The service in question is called Viewdini, and it will allow users to stream Hulu Plus, Netflix, Comcast Xfinity, and mSpot content all within the confines of one platform. CEO Dan Mead made the announcement at an event this week.

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Comcast launches next-gen X1 cloud-enabled DVR

Comcast launches next-gen X1 cloud-enabled DVR

Comcast has launched its next-gen cable box called the X1 that brings a slick new interface, cloud integration, and app support. Over the coming weeks, the company will start by making the new set-top boxes available in the the Boston area followed by a nationwide launch later this year.

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Comcast boosts data cap to 300GB, adds tiered plans

Comcast boosts data cap to 300GB, adds tiered plans

Comcast has announced that it will be making some major changes to its residential broadband service plans, namely increasing data usage caps from 250GB to 300GB per month. The company also plans to implement tiered pricing with two approaches that it will be testing over the next few months in select markets.

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Comcast Xbox 360 policy questioned by US Senator

Comcast Xbox 360 policy questioned by US Senator

Democratic Senator Al Franken is urging the FCC to start an investigation into the platform that allows Comcast subscribers to stream video content from their Xbox 360. Ever since the service went live, people have been questioning its implications on net neutrality. Comcast lets its existing cable subscribers stream unlimited amounts of video from the Xfinity app on Microsoft's gaming console.

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Netflix CEO blasts Comcast over net neutrality

Netflix CEO blasts Comcast over net neutrality

Comcast has already taken some heat over its Xfinity streaming media service, which offers up movies and TV shows to Xbox 360 users without eating into the ISP’s 250GB data cap. At the time, Comcast say that they weren’t violating any net neutrality rules, claiming that the Xbox 360 streaming didn’t travel over the public internet. CEO of Netflix, Reed Hastings, doesn’t think too highly of Comcast’s move, and has criticized the ISP over the issue.

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Xfinity iOS app gets DVR manager

Xfinity iOS app gets DVR manager

If you are a user of the Comcast Xfinity app on your iPhone or other iOS device, the app has been updated. The new update will make it easier to manage all the shows recorded or recording on your Comcast DVR. I'm honestly rather surprised this was not a included before considering the ability to manage DVR recordings remotely is a great feature.

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Comcast says HBO GO on XBox ‘next week’

Comcast says HBO GO on XBox ‘next week’

It's time to get your HBO content on, Xbox 360 users, courtesy of Comcast and Xbox live - HBO GO is ready to get started next week according to Comcast public relations. This update to the HBO GO library will be coming to Xbox LIVE in addition to a number of ways that you're already able to get the content via Xfinity TV. These ways include the iPad, iPhone, and Android phones and tablets as well - and now the Xbox 360 finally! HBOgo.com as well as XfinityTV.com are also delivering, Video-on-demand as well as linear TV as well!

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Netflix CEO says he wants to watch HBO Go

Netflix CEO says he wants to watch HBO Go

In what seems like an unusual turn of events at first glance, the head of Netflix is taking to social media to talk about wanting to access HBO Go, not as a competing company executive but as a normal guy who just likes good entertainment. It's a very weird thing to see Hastings post on Facebook, since he has been very vocal about saying that HBO is Netflix's biggest competitor. But then again, his Facebook post is actually more focused on criticizing Comcast.

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Comcast Xbox fine print removes “private IP” reference

Comcast Xbox fine print removes “private IP” reference

After coming under fire for its Xbox Live streaming service, which apparently tapped into a private IP network, because of potential net neutrality issues. Critics slammed the service because in the Xbox Live FAQ, Comcast said its content was "being delivered over our private IP network and not the public Internet." That raised concerns that Comcast was not playing by the rules of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

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Comcast takes net neutrality fire over Xfinity Xbox streaming

Comcast takes net neutrality fire over Xfinity Xbox streaming

Comcast announced their Xfinity streaming app for the Xbox 360 not long ago, allowing you to stream content from Comcast for free as part of your internet and TV package. The company also said that whatever you stream to your XBox 360 won’t count towards the 250GB data cap. Good news for customers planning to make use of the service, but what about the deeper implications to net neutrality?

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