Comcast Unwraps X1

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Comcast X1 300x132At the Cable Show in Boston, Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) announced it will launch its next-generation TV experience, Xfinity TV on the X1 Platform, and a new X1 remote control app in the coming weeks. The cloud-enabled platform will launch in Boston with several major markets planned to follow this year, and will be available to new Xfinity Triple Play with HD/DVR service customers at no additional cost.

The X1 platform incorporates IP technology, using cloud servers on Comcast's network that allow Comcast to integrate interactive, customized apps and social media features with its traditional video services. X1 (formerly Xcalibur) has been in customer trials in Augusta, GA, since 2011.
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