Comcast today announced Stream, a brand new streaming carrier they’re rolling out for consumers of their Xfinity web. The large deal here's that web-handiest consumers will pay simply $15 per month — with no introduced apparatus, thoughts you — to stream content material from a few dozen of Comcast’s networks.
Said networks come with best broadcast channels equivalent to NBC, Fox, CBS, The CW, Telemundo and Univision, and even a few top class channels like HBO. Unfortunately Comcast didn’t see have compatibility to percentage a whole record simply but, however they boast that the volume of shows and movies you’ll have get right of entry to to reaches the “thousands” mark (with so much of that content material coming thru Streampix, Comcast’s Netflix-like streaming carrier).
There is one seize, despite the fact that — the are living TV carrier is handiest meant for use in the house, so you’ll most effective be capable of use it if you’re hooked up for your Comcast-fueled community. That stated, you do have the liberty to observe it on smartphones, drugs and sensible TV apps, so there's a bit of freedom in how you get entry to the content material. You’ll additionally have the ability to watch any of the content material you report in the course of the corporate’s cloud-pushed DVR carrier at the pass, so there’s a few wiggle room there, as smartly.
This is probably not the twine cutter’s final dream, however it’s a step in the proper course and we’re hoping Comcast has plans to flesh this factor out and take content material supply to the following degree. The carrier will trial in Boston via the top of summer time, with Chicago and Seattle deliberate by way of yr’s finish. Comcast expects it to unfold national past that if all is going smartly. You can sign up to be notified when the goods are available right here.