The Comcast Xbox Xfinity was launched on the 7th march 2012. The TV is available to all Xbox 360 and has received great response form the fans. The enthusiasts with the Xbox 360 are now able to watch movies on the Comcast On demand Service on their console. The TV has greater experience with the use of their voice and movement to control it. This is because of the use of the kinect. This a service provided by Comcast in collaboration with Microsoft. The service allows users to search for the contents they desire in more places than before.
Availability of Comcast Xbox Xfinity
The service is available to all Comcast customers. The customers must have subscribed for both the Xfinity TV with On Demand and the Xfinity High-speed internet. The application is available to only Xbox Live Gold subscribers. You must be subscribed on this category to access this application. You need to login using the accounts primary username and password. This service comes along with all the other On Demand available with the subscription. You must have internet connection to access the service. The On Demand streaming does not work against the 250GB data cap because the service is streamed live without having to depend on your storage. This is a change on the Comcast policy which has been changed to enable the usage of this service.
The service has not been without controversy, the changes in the Comcast policy to make the service possible, has received wide criticism from advocates of neutrality; there is an argument on the Open Internet Rules by the FCC. This is because of Comcast giving access to the subscribers’ access to the service without regard to how much data they download.
How to access Xbox Xfinity
The service is intended to give access of Xfinity TV from multiple devices and platforms. The service was originally accessible from computers, smartphones and tablets. The Xbox is the latest device to join the long list of devices that can access this service. The main goal is to change how people can view the TV. The Comcast Xbox Xfinity is viewed on a private platform. This allows greater experience because of the personalization besides the greater integration of other available services that are available to you through the same platform.
The best thing about the Comcast Xbos Xfinity is the control of the Xbox. You can control the Xfinity with the same control that you have on the Xbox gaming zone which include the use of hands and voice to control the experience. Also the unlimited data access is a plus because you can now access the data without fear of exceeding the data capacity that was initially set at 250GB cap. Access by just use of the Xbox primary account gives control in the TV usage especially when you want to give the household access to the Xbox but want to limit their usage of the Xfinity TV. With the ongoing development of the Xbox 720 which definitely provides more power and experience over the current Xbox 360 the future is brighter for the Xfinity TV and more will be delivered.