), the largest cable MSO in the U.S., announced that it will
offer more content of
) to its Xfinity TV subscribers. The content will be available to
both Xfinity Streampix and Xfinity video-on-demand platforms. CBS
will offer the previous seasons of its popular TV shows, such as
The Good Wife, on Xfinity Streampix so that viewers will get the
opportunity to start from the beginning of the TV show. On the
other hand, the viewers will stay current with every episode of
this serial on Xfinity video-on-demand platform.
Comcast is gradually deploying its next-generation Xfinity TV,
an on-demand, Web-based service, for subscribers who have access
to both video programming and the Internet. The new Xfinity TV
set-top box has an innovative system to quickly navigate between
live and on-demand programming. A new user interface incorporates
), Internet Radio of
Pandora Media Inc.
), and news and weather applications. Comcast also entered into
an agreement with Microsoft to enable its subscribers to access
Xfinity TV online content from the Microsoft Xbox. Xfinity TV
currently covers 95% of the company's footprint.
Xfinity Streampix, a subscription based on-demand video
streaming service, is an innovative product of Comcast. This is
an enhancement of the company's pay-TV offerings, which currently
provide traditional TV shows and Xfinity on-demand shows for TV
sets and broadband devices. Xfinity Streampix offers instant
movie viewing both in and outside homes on multiple platforms
like TV sets, computer, and mobile devices.
In a nutshell, Xfinity is the TVEverywhere service of Comcast.
The company will offer more current primetime CBS TV shows for
free to its subscribers of Xfinity video-on-demand and online
services. Both Comcast and CBS currently have a Zacks Rank #3
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