) - the largest cable MSO in the U.S., recently launched its
popular interactive TV known as Xfinity TV, based on X1 platform
in Colorado. Earlier, it launched its popular service in six more
markets across the U.S.
Comcast's triple play Xfinity TV service is continuously
gaining huge popularity as the adoption of smartphones and
tablets are on the rise. Comcast launched its major innovative
product called Xfinity Streampix, a subscription based, on-demand
video streaming services. This is a significant augmentation of
the company's pay-TV offerings, which currently provides
traditional TV shows and Xfinity on-demand shows for TV sets and
broadband enabled devices. With Xfinity Streampix, a customer can
instantly view movies and TV shows from anywhere on multiple
platforms, e.g., TV sets, computers, and mobile devices.
Comcast recently inked a deal with Fox Networks of
) to distribute Fox's programming to its Xfinity customers. Such
an innovative product launch helped the company to reduce its
video subscriber loss from 17,000 in the year-ago quarter to
7,000 during the fourth quarter of 2012.
Moreover, such agreements and the launch of a new technology
will also strengthen its position against low-cost online
distribution companies like Hulu and
Time Warner Cable Inc.
) - the second largest cable MSO in the U.S., has undertaken a
massive "Ethernet Everywhere" strategy and is boosting cloud
computing services including delivering IP-based Ethernet
services over fiber, thereby delivering interactive TV services
to its customers.
Currently, Comcast Corporation carries a Zacks Rank #3
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