Withservice unveiled Tuesday and reveal expected Monday, is hopping on the bandwagon: The cable giant said it will announce the launch of a new service Thursday, according to a media advisory.
Xfinity Services line of business. Xfinity Services run the gamut of all Comcast's residential offerings, including its high-tech cable video offering, internet, voice-command technology and home security and automation.declined to characterize the nature of the new service. It will be introduced by Matt Strauss, a longtime Comcast executive who is the head of the company's
A prime suspect: some sort of TVs into smart-home hubs. The concept would turn the biggest screen in every home -- the TV -- into a command center for the household with Xfinity internet to control things like connected light bulbs or security cameras with voice commands.. Comcast was testing a program late last year that would allow its broadband-only customers to turn their
It's also possible Comcast has a Korean gaming company Nexon, maker of popular online role-playing game MapleStory, raising eyebrows about the cable giant's video game ambitions, and Comcast's entertainment unit is reportedly working on a streaming-video service.offering or video streaming service up its sleeve. Earlier this month, Comcast reportedly was interested in bidding for
But the gaming interest appears to be at its early stages, the streaming video service isn't expected until next year, and Strauss' involvement indicates the service to be announced will be more closely linked to the Comcast side of the company than the NBCU side.