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What is PlatCo Comcast?

The project, internally known at Comcast’s Philadelphia headquarters as “PlatCo,” would enable the cable giant to feature its Peacock streaming service as a flagship property, much the way Amazon Prime Video is pole-positioned on Amazon Fire TV devices. These devices are powered by Xfinity Stream OS software.

What is X1 platform on Xfinity?

The X1 Platform has set an industry standard for home entertainment, one that transcends traditional TV to deliver an immersive and personalized entertainment experience across all devices. The live TV streaming feature provides access to channel lineup and the X1 guide on devices in the home.

Does Comcast charge extra for X1?

Xfinity doesn’t technically charge for its flagship X1 DVR system. Instead, it tacks on a $5 per month DVR service fee and a $10 per month HD technology fee. Of course, you could just go with the included TV box, which comes at no extra charge.

Is X1 the same as Xfinity?

Comcast calls Xfinity X1 an entertainment operating system, and it is. But in more practical terms, it’s the interface on your TV for finding everything you want to watch, hear, or play.

Do you need Comcast Internet for X1?

X1 is available to customers with Xfinity TV and Xfinity Internet service who have Digital Starter or Extra TV packages and Performance Internet service or above.

How much is Xfinity X1 per month?

Xfinity TV’s first cable box is $5 per month, the DVR service is $10, and you’ll most likely want HD channels ($10/month)….How does Xfinity’s X1 compare to other DVRs?

DVR DVR storage space Simultaneous recordings
Xfinity’s X1 150 HD/300 SD hours 6
Spectrum TV’s DVR 35 HD/80 SD hours 2

How do I know if I have an X1 box?

Access on your web browser. Sign in using your Xfinity ID and password. After you sign in, click the Devices tab. On this tab you can view the model number and MAC address of each X1 TV Box in your home.

Do you have to have Xfinity X1 to use Peacock?

Access to Peacock, Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, Spotify, ESPN Deportes, ESPN3, Pandora, iHeartRadio and Prime Video on Xfinity X1 requires an eligible set-top box with Xfinity TV and Internet service. Subscriptions required to access Peacock, Netflix, Hulu, Spotify, Pandora, Amazon Prime Video, and Disney+. Peacock Premium has a $4.99/month value.

How much does Comcast charge for X1 Starter Pro?

After term agreement, or if any service is cancelled or downgraded, regular rates apply. Comcast’s monthly service charge for X1 Starter Pro Double Play is $120.00 and for upgrading from Performance Pro Internet to Extreme Pro Internet service is $30.00 more per month (subject to change).

What to do if you have an Xfinity outage?

Find out how to reset your Xfinity cable box to fix larger service issues like on-screen errors, missing channels, and more. View the Xfinity outage map and find out when you’ll be back online. Cable and internet connections can become loose over time and cause issues with your service.

Where can I get a new Xfinity TV box?

Go to channel 1995 and follow the instructions to get a new TV Box shipped to your home. (Channel 1995 is only available in some areas.) Visit us to exchange your existing equipment at an Xfinity Store or Comcast Service Center. If you own equipment, please visit to find compatible modems for your level of service.