All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Xfinity’

Comcast Hotspot Lawsuit Alleges Company Broke the Law with Xfinity Public WiFi Initiative

A couple of Comcast customers are none too happy with the company’s Xfinity WiFi hotspot initiative, and have filed a class-action lawsuit against the ISP in a California district court. Toyer Grear and Joycelyn Harris allege Comcast is violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and various other state statutes when it uses customers’ wireless routers to “generate additional, public …

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Comcast Gives Customers ‘House Of Cards’ Without Netflix

Comcast subscribers have the ability to watch House of Cards without Netflix thanks to a new deal with Sony Pictures, Variety reports. Comcast will sell the first season of the show through its Xfinity Store in addition to to other titles like American Hustle, Breaking Bad, Captain Phillips, Cloud With a Chance of Meatballs 2, The Amazing Spider-Man and 21 …

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Comcast Ditches Data Caps For Broadband Customers

Comcast has announced that they are doing away with the 250GB per month data cap formerly imposed on their broadband customers. Citing changes in the way people use the internet – particularly as regards video streaming – since the policy was instituted several years go, the company announced its intention to begin exploring “improved data usage management approaches.” In other …

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Is Net Neutrality Being Misrepresented?

Net neutrality is in the spotlight once again after Comcast’s recent announcement about its Xfinity video streaming service. The cable giant said that it would not count the television programming users access through Microsoft’s Xbox against their 250-gigabyte monthly data cap. On a FAQs page Comcast set up for the use of Xfinity on the Xbox 360, it states:

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XBOX Live Gold Members Get New Premium Services

XBox Live Gold members will now have the ability to watch more on demand programming with the addition of three new services: xfinity TV, HBO go, and MLB.TV. Xfinity is an on-demand television service from Comcast, that brings your favorite TV and movies to the XBox. Kinect users can search using voice commands or controll the screen with a wave …

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Comcast Unveils Xfinity Streampix On-Demand Streaming Service

Comcast has announced a new streaming video service that will bring customers a wide variety of content. Xfinity Streampix will be availble to customers who subscribe to Comcast’s Xfinity service. Streampix will allow users to stream shows that are no longer on the air in their entirety, as well as past seasons of current shows. Streampix is available on all …

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Comcast Brings TV To Your iPad With AnyPlay

The array of options for streaming content to tablets like the iPad or its Android competitors is vast and seems to be growing all the time. Services like Netflix, Hulu, and a host of others allow users to watch all sorts of movies and TV shows right on their devices. Despite the plethora of options, one kind of content has …

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