The rebranded version of the company's Xfinity TV Player app will give users the option of watching programming on the go.
According to The Verge, Comcast will soon be updating and rebranding its Xfinity TV Player app. The new mobile app will be called Xfinity TV Go and will be available on Android and iOS devices.
Xfinity TV Go will give subscribers access to about 35 live TV channels that they can stream away from their homes. The initial lineup of supported channels includes CNN, FOX News, ESPN, BBC World News, FX and the Disney Channel. The app will also provide users with a library of on-demand content filled with select movies and TV shows.
Subscribers will be able to access the live TV streams on their mobile devices through any Wi-Fi connection. In addition, support for Verizon Wireless 3G and LTE connections is also rumored. It's not known if other cell phone providers will also offer support. The new app is expected to launch within the next few weeks. Other companies like TiVo and AT&T U-Verse have recently announced similar live TV streaming options for their users as well.
Source: The Verge