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Comcast's Xfinity Streams app with live TV and DVR content now available on Apple TV

Comcast's Xfinity Streams app with live TV and DVR content now available on Apple TV

Comcast's Xfinity Streams app replaced the old Xfinity TV setup in 2017, allowing cable TV subscribers (who haven't cut the cord yet) to pull in live channels, DVR content, and on-demand video, and now it Available in App Store. on apple tv box. Comcast and Apple announced a deal to do just that last October, as well as an Apple TV Plus app for Comcast's X1 platform, which launched in March for compatible cable boxes, Xfinity Flex and XClass smart TVs. went. went away. Other platforms with the Xfinity Stream app include Roku, Amazon Fire, LG Smart TVs, and Samsung Smart TVs.

"With the launch of the Stream app on Apple TV today, our customers now have a new device option to access their Xfinity TV subscriptions at home," said Michael DeSillo, Comcast's senior VP of strategic development Be the first to enjoy A new, streamlined UI designed to make it easy to find something to watch - whether it's going back to a favorite show or movie, or discovering something new." Whether the UI is streamlined enough or not is open to debate, and we're always on the lookout for a better way to binge-watch.

Comcast says you should be able to use the Xfinity Stream app to:

To watch live or on demand outside the home:

Xfinity TV service with any internet connection.

Note: Using a mobile wireless network may incur data charges. See your wireless provider's rate plan for details.

To watch Live TV or On Demand while connected to your in-home Xfinity network:

Xfinity TV and Internet service.

Note: Some content may only be available when you are connected to your in-home network. Learn more about Xfinity On Demand restrictions.

To view your full cloud-based DVR recordings inside or outside your home:

Xfinity X1, Choice TV with Xfinity Flex, Xfinity Instant TV or Xfinity on-campus service, or a customer-owned TV box as your primary outlet.

Note: DVR customers with non-X1 TV boxes do not have access to the Cloud DVR service.

It's almost hard to remember back in 2014 when rumors swirled about Comcast and Apple talking about an Internet TV service partnership, followed by Fallout rumors that could see Apple launch a 25-channel bundle. And we can't even go into the dream of Tru2way and the open cable box that never was. Now, the two have their own smart TV streaming boxes, which provide subscription TV services over the Internet, and are working together to promote them. imagine that.

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