Comcast rolls out a new Stream TV app for its cable and internet TV customers

Comcast is launching a new app called Xfinity Stream, which will replace its older Xfinity TV app on mobile devices, as well as deliver a host of features for cable subscribers, including access to live TV, on-demand programming, DVR recordings and more. But the app serves another purpose, as well: Like the TV app it replaces, it will also be home to Comcast’s internet TV service aimed at cord cutters, Stream TV. This IPTV service is expected to roll out nationally later this year under new branding.

Stream TV hasn’t had much attention since its launch in mid-2015, mainly because it’s still only available in select markets. Currently, those in Boston and Chicago metros can subscribe to the live television streaming service, which is being aimed at those who no longer…

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