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Please let your paying customers watch CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX, & CW live online

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Please let your paying customers watch CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX, & CW live online

Why am I unable to view these basic channels through the Xfinity watch live tv online option?

I want to watch them on the laptop not on the tv. Is there a licensing issue?

I don't get it I can view abc family and other channels by signing into xfinity then clicking watch online then live tv like Bravo and E!

 

I have tried just going to ABC.com live stream site but it isn't available in my area. If these channels are included in my service from Comcast, why can't I view them through the Xfinity site?

 

You're making me go to third party providers to stream from pc and I don't want to do that since its you all that i'm paying for access.

So what is the solution?

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Re: Please let your paying customers watch CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX, & CW live online

It's licensing issues with the networks, but most importantly, the actual broadcast station. Not only would there be issues with rights to stream programming, there could be geo-location limits as to where you can watch the local stations. Neighboring stations wouldn't want you watch another station if you are in their area.

 

I do think X1 users or some areas allow streaming of local stations, but ONLY on your home network. I'm not sure if that would require a Comcast rented gateway, too.

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