) recently enhanced its Xfinity TV player application by
incorporating content download feature using the Internet.
Xfinity TV is the TVEverywhere service of Comcast. So far, the
company has offered only content streaming services, whereby the
subscribers were able to stream contents on demand. But now,
Xfinity TV subscribers will be able to download movies and TV
shows in their mobile devices over an available WiFi connection
and watch the content offline.
Comcast has a technology joint venture with Verizon Wireless.
As part of this venture, every 4G LTE subscriber of Verizon
Wireless will have the option to download or stream the same
contents in their respective mobile devices using the LTE
network. Verizon Wireless is a joint venture between
Verizon Communications Inc.
Vodafone Group plc.
Comcast is gradually enhancing the features of its
next-generation Xfinity TV. The new Xfinity TV set top box has an
innovative system that enables subscribers to quickly navigate
between live and on-demand programming. A new user interface
incorporates content from
), Internet Radio of
Pandora Media Inc.
), news, and weather applications. Earlier, Comcast entered into
an agreement with
) to enable its subscribers to access Xfinity TV online content
from the Microsoft Xbox. Xfinity Home product is now available in
95% of the total footprint of Comcast.
Comcast has already launched its major innovative product -
Xfinity Streampix - a subscription based, on-demand video
streaming service. This is a big leap in the company's pay-TV
offerings, which provides traditional TV shows and Xfinity
on-demand shows on TV sets and broadband enabled devices. With
Xfinity Streampix, a customer can instantly view movies and TV
shows on multiple screens, namely TV sets, computers, and mobile
devices from anywhere.
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