Through the Wormhole With Morgan Freeman returns Wednesday June 6, 10 ET/PT on the Science Channel. The Oscar-winning actor returns for a third season of hosting this expansive tour of the mysteries of the universe.
NOTE: This article says the X1 is a 6-tuner gateway.
Cable Show 2012: Comcast To Take X1 Guide To Some Existing Set-Tops, Too
CTO Werner Says MSO to Deploy Cloud-Based Interface to RNG 150 Boxes
By Todd Spangler -- Multichannel News, 5/21/2012 12:56:19 PM
Boston Comcast will eventually bring the X1 "cloud-based" personalized interactive program guide to nearly 8 million existing set-top boxes -- as well as other...
Comcast suspends 250 GB data cap; will create tiered plans
From FierceCable - By Steve Donohue - May 17, 2012
Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) will drop the 250 GB monthly data cap it placed on its high-speed Internet subscribers, the company said today.
Although the MSO is jettisoning its cap, the company said it plans to create tiered high-speed Internet service plans that may result in some data-hungry subscribers being charged fees.
Comcast said that it is still...
Comcast launches Skype to the TV; wins patent for set-tops that can deliver video calls
From FierceCable - By Steve Donohue - May 16, 2012
Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) on Wednesday said it is allowing subscribers in Boston and Seattle to make Skype video calls through the TV, and that it will soon expand its Skype-on-Xfinity service to several other markets.
Comcast first demonstrated the Skype service last June at The Cable Show convention in Chicago.
The following posts are from Comcast's Ted Hodgins, Sr. Director, Video Product Development - Navigation, in Media & Entertainment, "New Guide for Scientific Atlanta Cable Boxes" blog.They explain the plans for Houston to get On-Screen Guide 2.0
If the item or concept does make it to the customer, it takes years, for example X1 (Xfinity Spectrum DVR) or Comcast VOD working on TiVo hardware. TiVo software on third-party hardware won't be expanded outside of the New England area and will probably be phased out in the future.