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Thu, Sep 10, 2020 6:00 AM

Is equipment (cable box) required to view local channels with the most basic tv package?

I am in an apartment and have a basic cable package for receiving the local channels. Do I need any equipment from comcast to receive these channels or do they come via coax with no equipment required.  I am having a hard time getting a consistent answer from Comcast.



Diamond Problem Solver


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8 m ago

You need equipment to watch tv channels on every cable package.

Silver Problem Solver


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8 m ago

ALL video is digital and encrypted. Some form of cable box, streaming device, or CableCard is required. The closest to a boxless solution would be if you had a Roku TV, as you could then use the Xfinity app from Roku.

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