Comcast® Equips Xfinity® X1 Dashboard with New Features for PyeongChang 2018

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The best internet provider Comcast® recently said that Xfinity® TV customers can experience 2018’s Winter Olympics on the TV and across virtual platforms. The Winter Olympic Games will be hosted by PyeongChang County of South Korea starting February 9, 2018. After the successful Rio Olympics two years ago, Comcast® rolls out some new features on X1 dashboard, Stream App and web channels so that customers can personalize how they will want to view PyeongChang 2018, and enjoy Olympics virtually real-time.

“Our goal is to raise the bar for the modern-day Olympics viewing experience across platforms, and experiment with new features and functionality that will surprise and delight our customers in exciting new ways,” said Matt Strauss, Executive VP of Comcast Xfinity®. “With 50 new virtual channels dedicated to the PyeongChang Games, enhanced voice control, medal counts, real-time stats and daily summaries, we are excited for X1 customers to experience the Olympic Games like never before. And by creating one go-to destination for all Olympics coverage across devices on Xfinity® Stream, all Xfinity® TV customers can access every moment of every event on their favorite devices, at home or anywhere in the country.”

Subscribers having X1 platform would get accesses to over 2400 hours live streams from NBC’s Olympics focused web portal, which is a record for Winter Olympics streams indicate reports. For the first time ever, all subscribers of Xfinity® TV will be able to enjoy the comprehensive coverage in a device of their own preference.

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Comcast’s X1 Dashboard features will provide the subscribers accesses to:

  • Fifty virtual channels that are monitored by the TV’s editorial personnel of Comcast® will show highlights of PyeongChang 2018 every day.
  • On-Demand NBC streams comprising of opening ceremony of Winter Olympics in 4K HDR and Dolby Atmos surround sound.
  • Each day summery that offer updates on daily events, select athletes and so forth.

The customers can use the X1 voice remote to further customize the Olympics experience. X1 Platform generates millions of voice commands each month, and next month’s Olympics will expectantly entertain more customers. Comcast® has equipped X1 with 1500 voice commands especially for the event. To give you a glimpse of what’s on cards starting from February 9, simply command “Winter Olympics” to Xfinity® TV to access the dashboard of NBC Olympics.

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