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Comcast to open movie download, streaming store available through set-top cable boxes

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 14 Nov 2013 21:35 User comments (2)

Comcast to open movie download, streaming store available through set-top cable boxes Comcast has plans to open a movie download and streaming store that will be available to subscribers through the company's set-top boxes and its Xfinity TV site.
The major ISP and cable provider hopes to launch the service before the end of the year, say the sources.

At launch, the service will include a wide range of titles "from several Hollywood studios that include new releases, older movies and some TV shows."

Currently, Comcast offers free on-demand movies and pay rentals during a specific period. Hollywood is actively looking to boost their digital sales as more customers move away from DVD and Blu-ray purchases, and Comcast is a major player in the industry.

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2 user comments

117.11.2013 9:47

And when Comcast does this what will happen to the 250GB cap? Will they then charge more for the extra bandwidth?

218.11.2013 9:45

Originally posted by wrothgor:
And when Comcast does this what will happen to the 250GB cap? Will they then charge more for the extra bandwidth?
They will quietly whisper aha, gotcha. Then increase your bill for going over your cap.

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