Called xFi Pods, you can buy either a three-pack for $120 or six for $200 on Comcast's site. The polygon shaped Pods plug into an outlet and form a with your Comcast router so you can extend your Wi-Fi signal to the corners of your home.
The Pods work with either the xFi Wireless Gateway or the xFi Advanced Gateway. Comcast . xFi is basically an app or a web interface allowing you to manage your Comcast Xfinity Wi-Fi service. In addition to streamlining the setup process, the app allows you to set parental controls, change your password and .
You'll be able to use the app to set up your xFi Pods. You'll also be able to monitor which devices are connected to which Pod in the app, though the Pods are supposedly smart enough to self-monitor and troubleshoot autonomously.
Before xFi, Comcast's modem/router combo was. The company has been working to change that perception, and the xFi Pods are one result of that effort.
CNET Smart Home
reading•Comcast gets into mesh Wi-Fi with xFi pods
Oct 20•Dyson's Airwrap hair styler could be better
Oct 19•Dyson's Airwrap hair styler uses low heat, but it's full of hot air
Oct 18•FirstBuild Precision Bakeware tells you when your cheesecake is ready
Oct 18•Ring's redesigned Stick Up Cams want a spot inside your home