Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Comcast tests service for television on the Web - The Boston Globe

The opiate of the masses, soon expanding further on PCs…

The dividing line between the Internet and television became a little thinner yesterday, as the nation’s largest cable company unveiled a nationwide test of a new service that lets subscribers watch their favorite shows online.

The offering from Comcast Corp., called Fancast Xfinity TV, demonstrates how cable companies are trying to attract and retain subscribers by integrating video entertainment services and the Internet.

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The content will eventually include access to pornographic movies and TV shows. Comcast plans to make such programs available on Xfinity TV next year, after the company has added parental control features.

Comcast tests service for television on the Web - The Boston Globe

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