Comcast Launches Skype on Xfinity

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) announced that Skype on Xfinity, a new widescreen HD video calling experience, is now available in Boston and Seattle as the company begins its nationwide rollout of the service. Before the end of the week, the service will also be available in Atlanta and Augusta, GA; Chicago; Detroit; Harrisburg, PA; Indianapolis; Miami; and Pittsburgh. Additional markets are expected to launch through the summer.

With Skype on Xfinity, customers are able to make and receive video calls from their TV in HD picture quality, as well as send and receive instant messages via Skype while watching TV at the same time. The service is $9.95 per month for qualifying Xfinity Triple Play customers.
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