Comcast is bulking up its on-screen sports app, tossing in colorful stats, more scores, and easier access to find other games to watch. The sports app taps into real-time data to deliver eye-friendly charts, graphs, and other statistical measures of player and team performance. For example, you can get a statistical probability about who will win the game, which changes based on how the teams are performing in real time. Comcast The new Xfinity sports experience puts live player stats in a slide-out menu.
This IPTV service is expected to roll out nationally later this year under new branding. Instead, Stream TV is meant to appeal to those who generally watch TV at home, where a laptop or mobile device is used as their first screen.
Comcast plans to roll out Stream TV nationwide later this year to all the markets where Comcast is available. The app will then continue to serve both Comcast customer bases: those streaming TV cord cutters as well as the traditional cable TV subscribers.
In addition, TV customers can choose from 40, on-demand titles, including both movies and TV shows, thousands of which can be downloaded for offline viewing, the company says.
A Spanish-language guide is available, too. Stream TV the IPTV package subscribers will have access to the same general feature set, but will only be able to view those channels and on-demand titles included in that subscription.
Downloads are not available for the broadcast networks or HBO in this package, so on-demand viewing may be limited. However, the streaming TV service may offer users the ability to add other premium channels in the future, we understand, like Starz or Showtime.
Both of these channels offer offline access meaning, downloads.