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NBC’s Peacock streaming service may be free for everyone

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ranmaru_ via Getty Images With the streaming wars heating up — Apple TV+ debuted today and HBO Max launch details were announced this week — there are still some services that have a few cards to play before they start to roll out. Among them is Peacock, NBCUniversal’s offering, which […]

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HBO Max will cost $14.99, and is a free upgrade to HBO Now subscribers

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links HBO After two hours of listing content for the new HBO Max service and showing how its apps work, execs revealed the price when it launches in May next year will be $14.99 per month. If you’re an AT&T customer with HBO, then it will be included for free, while […]

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Xfinity internet-only customers now get the Flex streaming platform for free

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Comcast As of today, Comcast will provide its internet-only customers with its streaming TV service Xfinity Flex at no additional cost. Xfinity Flex, which is essentially a streaming device and platform, launched in March and originally cost $5 per month. Now, Comcast is waiving the fee, and all internet-only customers […]

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Comcast sues Maine over a law requiring a-la-carte cable offerings

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links gilaxia via Getty Images Cord cutting may seem like the new norm, but plenty of people still pay for cable TV. That doesn’t mean they’re happy with it though. This summer, in response to complaints that customers had to purchase an entire cable package just to watch one or two […]

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51 companies tell Congress it’s time to tackle data privacy

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Phil Roeder via Getty Images The corporate world isn’t waiting around for Congress to get started on tougher data privacy laws. A group of 51 CEOs from the Business Roundtable advocacy group, including tech companies like Amazon, AT&T, IBM, Motorola and Qualcomm, have sent an open letter to House and […]

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Altice adds a $20 mobile plan to its cable service

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Igor Bonifacic / Engadget Yet another US cable provider is attempting to shake up the wireless market by launching a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO). This time, it’s Altice with Altice Mobile and a $20 plan that is unprecedented in the US market. The plan includes unlimited data alongside unlimited […]

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NBC’s ultra-specific sports streaming comes to Xfinity X1 and Flex

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links NBC Sports You’d think Comcast would have rushed to add NBC Sports Gold’s niche sports streaming to its media platforms given that it owns NBC, but not so — it’s just adding the service now. As of September 3rd, customers with Xfinity X1 or Xfinity Flex set-tops can finally use […]

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Comcast expands its low-cost internet to another three million households

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Andrei Stanescu via Getty Images Since 2011, Comcast’s Internet Essentials program has connected more than eight million low-income individuals from two million households to the internet. Today, the company announced that it’s bringing low-cost internet to an additional three million low-income households. In addition to high-speed internet at $9.95 per […]

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You can bring your own Android phone to Xfinity Mobile

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Chris Velazco/Engadget You no longer need an iPhone if you want to bring an unlocked smartphone to Xfinity Mobile. The Comcast wireless service (which runs on the network of Engadget parent Verizon) has expanded its bring-your-own-device program to include Android smartphones. It’s currently limited to semi-recent Samsung phones ranging from […]

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Xfinity Mobile moves beyond phones with iPads and Apple Watch

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Chris Velazco/Engadget Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile is no longer limited to selling smartphones… provided you like Apple hardware. The carrier (whose network is run by Engadget parent Verizon) has introduced its first non-phone devices, including LTE versions of the Apple Watch Series 4, iPad Air and iPad mini. All three will […]

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