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Comcast to launch new home hub with streaming apps only - report

Thursday 8 November 2018 | 08:48 CET | News
Comcast is planning to roll out a new product for broadband-only subscribers that brings together streaming apps, including Netflix, Amazon Prime and YouTube, without a cable subscription, people familiar with the matter told CNBC. The product will first be a set-top box with voice-activated remote control and is meant to be an operating platform similar to the company's X1 service. 

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Comcast / Netflix / YouTube
Countries: United States
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