Only Internet customers at Comcast have a new opportunity for television to start next week. Comcast today announced Xfinity Flex a streaming platform that is only for Internet customers as an addition.
Details of Infinity Flex are still available, but the basics are so far that it costs $ 5 / mo. When you sign up, you get a 4K HDR clear streaming box and Xfinity voice remote, access to "more than 1
Channel or service line-up includes ESPN3, Xumo, Pluto, Tubi TV, Cheddar and YouTube. You can also access your Netflix, Amazon Prime, HBO and Showtime subscriptions. Music services like Pandora, iHearRadio and XITE will be there for those with a need for tunes.
In addition to streaming content, Xfinity Flex can see which devices are connected to your network, set parental controls, pause WiFi access, and access camera feeds, as you can do with devices running Android TV.
Talking about Android TV while Comcast did not say in its announcement that this is an Android TV box, the screenshots look as if it can be a custom version, just as AT&T is shipping to some DIRECTV Now customers . The main page is the custom part, but things like the voice control button are in the same place as they would be on Android TV, like the app pages.
Again Infinity Flex next week launches to customers all over the country.