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Comcast Rolls Out a Cloud DVR to San Francisco Customers

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Comcast customers in the San Francisco Bay Area can now stream their DVR recordings to their iOS or Android devices, no matter where they are. The Sling-like feature requires one of the company’s newer X1 set-top boxes — for now. Under the hood, it’s already powered by Comcast’s cloud DVR, which could eventually make set-top […]

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Comcast Ads Are Popping Up on Sites Through its Wi-Fi Hotspots

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  Comcast’s decision to inject data into websites raises security concerns and arguably cuts to the core of the ongoing net neutrality debate. A Comcast spokesman told Ars the program began months ago. One facet of it is designed to alert consumers that they are connected to Comcast’s Xfinity service. Other ads remind Web surfers […]

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‘Xfinity on Campus’ Delivers TV Over Wi-Fi to Students

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Comcast on Thursday formally announced a new service that will let college students at seven universities stream live TV and video on-demand programming across their personal laptops, smartphones, and tablets while connected to campus Wi-Fi. Dubbed Xfinity On Campus, the service is included as part of each student’s room and board fees — which means […]

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Comcast to Give Away Up to 6 Months of Free Internet to New Subscribers

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After complaints about a program that offers cheap Internet service to poor people, Comcast on Monday announced it will provide “up to six months” of free Internet to new subscribers and an “amnesty” program for families with unpaid bills. Comcast’s Internet Essentials, mandated by the federal government when Comcast acquired NBCUniversal, gives $10-per-month Internet service […]