Roku is the most simplest way of entertainment through stream you TV, on your own demands, with a lot more channel options than any other stream service provider out there.
After Tuesday Roku app users will be allowed to use Roku as a secondary option cable box. Customers who already got a Toku TV can get the app Xfinity TV app for free now before it heads towards the highway to the world.
The news came up almost a year later after announcement by Comcast about the Xfinity TV partner app for Samsun & Roku. This step will make the Comcast customers to be enabled to stream live without the cost of a cable box.
Andrew Ferrone, the vice president of Pay TV said about this app:
“The app will allow Xfinity TV customers to watch live and on demand programming, including local broadcast and Public Educational and Governmental channels, as well as their cloud DVR recordings, delivered over Comcast’s secure private managed network, on Roku devices in the home.”
The Xfinity TV beta app can now be grabbed for free through Roku’s channel store, and pay later through a monthly installments plan. Beta app will provide a full live and customer demand programming privately to each individual customer.
What Are The Requirements To Use The App:
A home Wifi Connection, it will not work if the device used for streaming is taken away elsewhere.
Comcast says not to worry about app adding increasing the cost of data usage plan, rather by this the entertainment provided through the app is not based on internet, but yet it requires a Title VI cable service provided by cable network of Comcasts only.
During the phase of beta version, nevertheless, a Comcast cable box is a must at the customer’s home. Comcast claims that this is because of the technical limitations.
- Ultra (4640)
- Premiere+ (4630)
- Premiere (4620)
- Express+ (3710)
- Express (3700, 3710)
- Roku TV (5XXX, 6XXX: Models within the 5000 and 6000 range)
- Streaming Stick (3600)
- Roku 4 (4400)
- Roku 3 (4200, 4230)
- Roku 2 (4210).