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Comcast speeds up low-income Internet service for students stuck at home

Comcast speeds up low-income Internet service for students stuck at home

Comcast has announced 'two substantial enhancements' to its Internet Essentials plan for low-income Americans, ones that are designed to help keep people online during the coronavirus outbreaks. In addition to speeding up the service for existing customers, the company is also offering the Internet Essentials service to qualified subscribers for free for 60 days.

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NBCUniversal tipped in talks to buy Walmart’s Vudu video service

NBCUniversal tipped in talks to buy Walmart’s Vudu video service

A number of major media companies are eyeing ad-supported streaming services, according to a new report, with Fox reportedly looking to acquired Tubi TV and NBCUniversal in 'advanced talks' to acquire Walmart's Vudu digital video service, which also offers ad-supported content. The services would give these companies a way to target consumers who have already subscribed to several services and aren't interested in paying for another one.

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Galaxy S9 Android 10 update has started to roll out after all

Galaxy S9 Android 10 update has started to roll out after all

It seems that Samsung is trying to start the year right by making good on one of its promises. It originally planned to deliver One UI 2.0, which also brings Android 10 with it, to Galaxy S9 and Galaxy Note 9 owners this month. It seems to be doing so close the 11th hour, despite an earlier report that showed that the Galaxy S9 might not even get that update until March 2020.

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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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