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ComcastEric
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Registered: ‎06-29-2011

Xfinity TV Player app for Android

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We're excited to announce that we've just launched the Xfinity TV Player app for Android, which provides streaming capabilities.

 

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.xfinity.playnow

 

Here are the details and requirements:

 

Watch thousands of XFINITY ON Demand™ TV Shows & Movies anytime, anywhere.

 

Download the XFINITY™ TV Player and put a world of entertainment in the palm of your hand. Watch your favorite XFINITY On Demand TV™ shows and movies on your Android phone or tablet – wherever you go.

With the XFINITY TV Player App, you can watch thousands of hours of TV shows and movies*.

 

• Play content anytime, anywhere on your Android Phone or Tablet

• Enjoy TV Shows and movies from your favorite networks, including premium channels like HBO, Starz, Showtime, Cinemax and cable channels like TNT, TBS, Cartoon Network and BBC America.

• Set parental controls, so you can enjoy your content with privacy and peace of mind.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

• Internet connection (Wi-Fi, 3G or 4G)
• Android phone or tablet running Android 2.3 and higher.  *If you are running an older version, you will not see the app in Google Play.*

• XFINITY TV or Comcast Digital Video service. You will also need a subscription to one or more eligible channels to play content. 
• Comcast ID or Comcast.net email address and password.

 

TV and VOD Listings, Remote Tune, and Remote DVR are not included on this app.

Streaming video is not available internationally.

 

Due to licensing agreements, we may not have every movie/show/episode available on the Xfinity TV Player App.  If there is a certain program you would like to see added, please create a thread with your request and I will pass it along to our content team.

 

**** Explanation of permissions requested:
* permission.CALL_PHONE - Allows us to pass our support phone number to your dialer.
* permission.INTERNET - Access the Internet.
* permission.READ_PHONE_STATE - We use the ID of your phone to prevent playback abuse.
* permission.ACCESS_WIFI_STATE - We tune playback if you are on WiFi.
* permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE - We detect connectivity before allowing playback.
* permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE - We cache browse images to your sdcard to save your bandwidth.
* permission.WAKE_LOCK - We prevent your device from sleeping during playback.

  

**** Having trouble with the XFINITY TV Player App? Contact our support team via email:xfinity_remote@cable.comcast.com. We cannot respond through the Android Market comment/ratings system but would love to hear from you.