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Comcast to offer Xfinity Flex media box free to internet-only customers

Wednesday 18 September 2019 | 16:12 CET | News
Comcast is moving further away from its traditional cable TV business with a new offer for a free Xfinity Flex media player with its internet-only subscriptions. The Flex box was launched earlier this year at USD 5 per month and gives customers access to a wide range of OTT services and apps as well as free content. 

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