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Comcast subscribers will soon pay more for cable

Comcast subscribers will soon pay more for cable

It's no secret that consumers are largely ditching traditional pay-TV services in favor of over-the-top and on-demand video streaming services. Comcast is one of the service providers feeling this change in the market as evidenced by its most recent quarterly results. Among other things, the company said that its cable customers will experience rate 'adjustments' later this year.

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Super Nintendo World confirmed for Universal’s Epic Universe in Orlando

Super Nintendo World confirmed for Universal’s Epic Universe in Orlando

We've been hearing about Japan's Super Nintendo World theme park for quite some time now, but now Comcast has revealed that Super Nintendo World will be coming to Universal's next theme park here in the US. We already knew that Super Nintendo World will head to the US at some point in the future, but now we know where Comcast plans to fit it in within Universal's theme parks.

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Comcast tipped in talks to acquire Xumo free streaming TV service

Comcast tipped in talks to acquire Xumo free streaming TV service

Xumo, the free television streaming service, may be acquired by Comcast, a new report claims. According to the sources talking about the alleged matter, Comcast is reportedly in 'advanced talks' with Xumo about a potential acquisition, which would potentially help Comcast in its own streaming service ambitions.

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Comcast is sending free Flex boxes to its Internet-only customers

Comcast is sending free Flex boxes to its Internet-only customers

Comcast is making its Flex video streaming platform available to all of its Internet-only customers for free, the company has announced. Comcast Flex was introduced earlier this year as an option for customers who only sign up for Xfinity Internet, giving them an alternative to Comcast's cable service that features a similarly large body of content, including many free options.

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NBC Sports Gold streaming service arrives on Xfinity X1 and Flex

NBC Sports Gold streaming service arrives on Xfinity X1 and Flex

NBC Sports Gold, the company's live and on-demand sports streaming platform, has launched on Comcast Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex. Consumers who subscribe to either of these Comcast products will be able to directly access the NBC sports product, according to the company, including all fifteen of the subscription options available through NBC Sports Gold.

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Low-income homes just got some Comcast good news

Low-income homes just got some Comcast good news

For a number of years now, Comcast has been offering low-cost internet service through its Internet Essentials program. Today, the company is expanding the program to cover "all qualified low-income households in its service area." All told, this expansion will cover a further three million households throughout the United States, which indeed is no small number.

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Comcast tweaks Xfinity Mobile data plans, adds Unlimited restrictions

Comcast tweaks Xfinity Mobile data plans, adds Unlimited restrictions

Comcast has announced that Xfinity Mobile now offers 'By the Gig Shared Data' options that enable a batch of mobile data to be shared across all of the lines on an account. The company points out that on average, most consumers don't actually need unlimited data and that most Xfinity Mobile customers already choose the 'By the Gig' plan options.

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Xfinity Mobile adds BYOD for phones

Xfinity Mobile adds BYOD for phones

The folks at Comcast added BYOD to their mobile brand Xfinity Mobile this week. BYOD means Bring Your Own Device, and it means the brand is no longer limited to mobile data coverage for the devices they, themselves, physically sell in-store. It does NOT mean, however, that any device will work with Xfinity Mobile. Instead, there's an expanding list.

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Comcast Xfinity X1 and Flex get Amazon Music integration

Comcast Xfinity X1 and Flex get Amazon Music integration

For the first time, at least according to Comcast, Amazon Music will be available through a 'pay-TV collaboration.' Put simply, Amazon's music streaming service has launched on Comcast's Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex platforms, enabling customers to directly access the service's music catalog using the entertainment setup's voice-enabled remote control.

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Comcast’s eye tracking remote makes cable TV more accessible

Comcast’s eye tracking remote makes cable TV more accessible

Comcast today announced the roll out of new eye control remote that makes it easier for those with disabilities to change channels or set recordings using only their eye movement. Dubbed simply Xfinity X1 eye control, the system seems pretty straightforward, as it work with existing eye gaze systems and only requires pairing with your Xfinity account and set top box. Even better is that it doesn't appear to cost anything extra on top of your standard Xfinity subscription.

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Disney takes Hulu control: Here’s what it means to your shows

Disney takes Hulu control: Here’s what it means to your shows

Comcast is handing over full control of Hulu to Disney, a move that could have big implications for which of your favorite shows you can watch on the streaming service. The deal sees Disney take full operational control of Hulu moving forward, as well as a shuffling in the licenses to NBCUniversal shows.

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Comcast Xfinity Flex streaming service is for Internet-only customers

Comcast Xfinity Flex streaming service is for Internet-only customers

Comcast has introduced Xfinity Flex, its own streaming television and video service. The new platform brings Internet-only customers the opportunity to get live streaming TV and on-demand videos without signing up for the Xfinity X1 service. Comcast calls Xfinity Flex a 'streaming platform,' one offering an integrated guide with direct access to other popular services, including Prime Video and Netflix.

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