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Cable Technology Feature Article

December 09, 2010

Xfinity's Android Customers Can Connect Home While On-the-Go with Help from Cable Company Comcast

By Mandira Srivastava, TMCnet Contributor

Considering the enormous market potential in Android market, Comcast Corporation has offered access to Comcast’s (News - Alert) most popular e-mail, voice and video service to Xfinity customers with Android. This convenient Xfinity Mobile application is available today for free on the Android (News - Alert) Market. It will enable customers to never miss an important call or meeting, or even a favorite TV show or movie.

The app enables customers to control entertainment and communications services giving them the ability to access home voicemail and forward home phone calls from their Xfinity Voice service directly to their Android device. It helps users to use the Xfinity mobile widget to quickly review their latest voicemail and e-mail messages and arrange their Universal Address Book to have all their personal and professional contacts in one place.

With this application, user can review and respond to Comcast.net email, manage their DVRs so they never miss a show and view local TV listings, sort by different categories and watch Video On Demand movie trailers.

In a press release, Cathy Avgiris (News - Alert), senior vice president and general manager of Communications and Data Services for Comcast, said that the company is excited to broaden the availability of Xfinity Mobile app to Android devices, as the company knows that there were many customers awaiting this release and the company continues to extend access to our services outside the home with convenient apps that our customers can use anywhere, anytime and on as many different devices as possible.

As announced on Nov. 15, the Xfinity TV app is available for iPad, iPhone (News - Alert) and iPod touch and will be available to Android-powered devices in the near future. The Xfinity TV app reinvents the way customers interact with their televisions and further extends their ability to search, discover, watch and share their favorite TV shows and movies whenever and wherever they want.


Mandira Srivastava is a TMCnet contributor. She works as a full-time writer, ghostwriter and blogger, and has more than two years of experience in print and Web media. She has also worked on company brochures, website content and product descriptions, as well as proofreading and editing content. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Jaclyn Allard