Comcast® Offering Extensive Coverage of Winter Olympics for its Xfinity TV Customers

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Winter Olympics Coverage

Comcast® has announced that it will be making available an advanced and real-time experience of the upcoming Winter Olympics to be held in PyeongChang for its Xfinity® customers. As a part of it, Comcast® is introducing several new features into its Xfinity® X1, Xfinity® Stream app, and web portal. This provides the visitors the means to customize and control their experience of viewing the coverage of the Winter Olympics in all the platforms. The TV provider has proposed a complete viewing experience for the customers so that they will never miss out any of the Olympics moments.

Matt Strauss, Executive Vice President for Xfinity® Services, said, “Our goal is to raise the bar for the modern-day Olympics viewing experience across platforms and experiment with new features and functionality that will surprise and delight our customers in exciting new ways. With 50 new virtual channels dedicated to the PyeongChang Games, enhanced voice control, medal counts, real-time stats and daily summaries, we are excited for X1 customers to experience the Olympic Games like never before.”

He further added, “And by creating one go-to destination for all Olympics coverage across devices on Xfinity® Stream, all Xfinity® TV customers can access every moment of every event on their favorite devices, at home or anywhere in the country.” The customers using the X1 platform are offered access to the live coverage of more than 2400 hours of the NBC Olympics along with on-demand and streaming options. Customers can also access the NBC Olympics dashboard in all the devices having the Xfinity® Stream app and web portal.

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Some of the most important features offered in X1 for the Olympics include access to 50 virtual channels specially handpicked by the TV editorial team of Xfinity® TV. This provides a highlight of the most exhilarating moments captured on camera at the main venues of the Olympics and various thrills. Updated information about each day’s scheduled events, featured athletes, and medal status information.

The customers are provided on-demand access to a wide range of NBC programming in stunning 4K HDR resolution paired with Dolby Atmos three-dimensional sound. Detailed coverage of the opening ceremony and events such as ski jumping, figure skating, and snowboard big air are covered. The X1 Sports App allows the customers to remain updated with the latest scores, stats, event schedules, and highlights.

The inclusion of about 1500 Olympic-specific voice commands is another key feature that helps the customers accesses their favorite content quickly. Comcast® is marching ahead from other major TV providers in the country by offering its subscribers with a complete and immersive coverage of the Winter Olympics. Comcast® is providing this extensive coverage based on its success during the Rio Olympics of 2016.

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