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Re: ACCN in Channel Lineup

So Comcast would have to pass along the cost of getting the ACC network, huh? My bill just went up $10/month or $120/yr due to "programming costs" and NO new channels added. Tomorrow I plan to actively seek an alternative to Comcast. There are many issues with their service in our area and not having the ACC network is the last straw for me.

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Acc network

Why don't I have ACC network? All the other people providers do. As much as I pay for Cable and don't have this channel. Ixfinity has to be the worst provider on the market. When my contact is up. I'm gone and never looking back.
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Simply, you don’t have it because there’s no agreement. Threatening to change providers isn’t going to change that.

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ACC Network

Please add the ACC Network!

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ACC Network- we vote with our $$

@CCAndrew -

Wrong, we vote for our money if Comcast doesn’t listen. As a 10-year plus Comcast Triple Play subscriber I am dropping all services except internet soon. Many others who posted on this topic have already cut Comcast.

That’s the beauty of the free market.
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Where you an get ACC Network

Talked to a comcast rep. and found out that you can get ACCN afterall. Go to xfinity page and go to aps. Click on that and go Videos and look up XUMO. go to channel 733 and walla ACC Network. Can't wait to see my Noles on ACCN when they play again.

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Re: Where you an get ACC Network

I tried it but all I can get is 739 ACC DN (ACC Digital Network) which I don't believe is the same thing as the regular ACC network where they show the FSU basketball.. I live in Tallahassee and on XUMO channel 733 is USA Sports Wire.  I sure would like to find out how I can get the regular ACC network to watch the FSU BB games. Any help would be appreciated.

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ACC Network Availability

The ACC Network is available on AT&T U-verse. The cable carrier is the last major carrier in the area to add the new network, which was already available on Spectrum, Google Fiber TV, DirecTV (owned by AT&T) and DISH Network. SHAME ON COMCAST!!!
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Comcast not having ACC Network

Please get the ACC network!! This is getting really ridiculous that my bill keeps going up but no acc network anywhere to be found. Please do the right thing and get your sports fans the acc network
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Seriously, Xfinity does not carry the ACC Netowork?!  ACC Netrok was launch in August 2019, it's February 2020, how long does it take to come to an agreement?  Unreal!

 

Maybe it's time to cut the cord if they do not provide services that other providers do!

 

Here's a list of providers that do! 

AT&T Live Now

Direct TV

DISH

Hulu

Sling

Verizon FIOS

Vdgo

YouTube TV

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ACC Network

What is the plan for getting the ACC network? I live in the Atlanta area and I get the SEC network (makes sense), the Big Ten network (???), and the PAC 12 network (?!?!?!), but not the ACC. My son is telling me I can get a better deal and get the ACC network if I leave xfinity.
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ACCN Sports

I don't get ACC anymore?  Why?

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Re: Where you an get ACC Network

this did not work for me either 

 

i find it ridiculous that we do not have access to ACC network!!  

 

 

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ACC Network

When will we get the ACC Network? We have been waiting!

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ACC Network

I want the ACC Network on Xfinity. It has been almost a year and I am getting disgusted. If you do not start offering the ACC Network, I will not resubscribe to your service when my current contract runs out. This is ridiculous.

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Why is the acc network not available? I am going to move my service to hulu.
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Why? Because there’s no agreement between the two. As a consumer, do what you feel you have to do

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Re: ACC network

A better question is why there isn't an agreement between the two.  Is it Comcast's lack of desire to add the channel, or is ESPN's asking price so exhorbitant that Comcast feels it needs to take a stand even though every other provider decided it was reasonable enough?

 

Either way, it's a bad optic.

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It’s simple. Comcast and Disney’s current carriage agreement expires in 2021. I believe and I could be wrong but Comcast doesn’t want to open up this existing carriage deal or renew a new carriage deal if it’s not suitable for them. It sounds like Disney is asking for a high carriage fee for the ACC Network (owner Disney through their ESPN subsidiary) and where it will be placed in certain packages. Which is odd since all that ACC content use to be free on ESPN3. But Disney and ACC decided to make a new network for whatever reason (to extract extra revenue I’m assuming) and now trying to pressure all cable / satellite providers to sign new carriage deals.

And you have to remember at the moment Comcast is the largest cable provider and I think the largest TV provider in this country. So with them being large and Disney being a huge empire themselves. It’s like two bricks smacking against each other. Neither want to budge which I don’t blame them considering the current climate we are in at the moment with COVID-19 and everyone cutting the cord. Smaller cable / satellite companies have absolutely no leverage so they have to accept whatever terms Disney throws at them. If they don’t. Well Disney will pull all the luxury branded channels like ESPN, ABC, Disney Channel, etc. and that small cable company will have numerous customers calling in complaining.

The ACC Network (a relatively recent new channel) is a niche channel at the moment. It’s nothing like the big ESPN channel. It’s a regional network that Disney probably wants to be carried nationwide across Comcast footprint like how we have the PAC-12 Network on our Xfinity system.

So with that being said it’s a lot of variables factoring in why the ACC Network isn’t on Xfinity. Disney also wants to put Disney+ app (their new streaming service) on X1. So that’s another talk within the carriage.

And it doesn’t help knowing Disney will put some ACC games on some of their other networks like the ABC channel and ESPN, ESPN2. So that definitely slows down the process and makes Comcast not rush.

So I wouldn’t expect the ACC Network arriving to Xfinity systems anytime soon.

Although the cable channels FX, FXX, FXM, Nat Geo and Nat Geo Wild are expiring this month. And they are currently owned by Disney which they recently acquired after buying the 21st Century FOX studio.

So we MIGHT get the ACC Network this month if Comcast wants to renew and have those networks remain on the Xfinity systems. If not, those will likely be dropped and won’t come back till whenever Disney comes to terms.

Hope that helps. But it’s really at the end of the day about money and where certain channels are placed in TV packages.
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ACC Network

Why isn't the ACC Network available?  His is especially true in the ACC footprint.  The SEC Network is certainly available.  Why not the ACC? 

This is the reason that I keep looking for other TV options.  I imagine other ACC fans are doing the same.

 

 

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ACC Network

Currently my cable channel lineup includes the SEC network although there are no SEC schools in PA.  We DO have a school in the ACC (Pitt) and we have another in a bordering state (Maryland). Also Notre Dame, which has a big national following plays in the ACC for many of their teams.  When does Comcast plan to add the ACC network to our channel lineup?  I've already ask this question numerous times and have yet to receive a response.  Please add this channel!!!

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All of the Comcast competitors in my area are carrying the ACC network. I am very pleased with the Comcast/xFinity services and have been a customer for 40 years, going back to Adelphia. However, I am very displeased that they choose not to carry the ACC network. All of my neighbors, friends and family have switched to other carriers and are able to watch the Virginia Tech football games while I am relegated to listening on the radio.

 

This season has been disrupted more than enough by the Covid virus.

 

When can I expect to see the ACCN channel(s) added to my lineup?

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When pigs fly, at the moment.

 

Just a friendly reminder that one of ND's most important games of the year will be at UNC on the day after Turkey Day.  Winner likely goes to the ACC title game in Charlotte to likely get beaten up on by Clemson.  And Comcast subscribers in South Bend, Chicago, and anywhere else with a large ND fanbase will have to resort to alternative means to be able to see it without venturing out to an establishment, since it will be exclusively on ACC Network.

 

So a reminder--the most important game of the year for the Irish, and you can't see it, because Comcast and Disney can't play nice.

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Re: ACC network

I really can't believe that Comcast and Disney have not solved this yet.

We are missing a bunch of good games.

Time to look at other options.

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ACC Network

It is getting more and more frustrating that this company cannot seem to get the negotiations completed to get the ACC network. When my current agreement expires, if the ACC network is not available, I will change TV providers.

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Several top 10 football teams are in the ACC and being televised on the ACCN channel.  There is no excuse for Comcast not to come to an agreement so that fans can watch these games.  ACC is as important as SEC and Big 10.  Get with it.  Don't want to have to switch to DISH!!

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The only excuse Comcast has is an inability to kowtow to the ACC Network's demands.

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Re: ACC Network

Hello Xfinity-Another ACC college basketball season is set to begin in a few days and I still cannot get this channel on my line-up. Can you kindly provide an update for loyal viewers like me who enjoy ACC games, college football/basketball but have no access to this channel? Thanks in advance

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Re: Is ACC network coming to COMCAST in August?

Is Comcast getting ACCN.  If not, I am switching providers and am bundled with you and paying a lot for stations I don't watch.  Maureen Jones longtime customer with my deceased husband William but you made me get a whole new account and I was without all service for 4 days.  So this is the last straw.

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Re: Is ACC network coming to COMCAST in August?

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Re: Is ACC network coming to COMCAST in August?


@MJ371 wrote:

Is Comcast getting ACCN.  If not, I am switching providers and am bundled with you and paying a lot for stations I don't watch.  Maureen Jones longtime customer with my deceased husband William but you made me get a whole new account and I was without all service for 4 days.  So this is the last straw.


Thank you for your very 1st post on this forum!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

ACC Network has been around for over a year - Comcast doesn't have it yet. I think you should explore other possibilities if that one single channel is that important to you. 

You could always find a friend that has that channel and then ask for login credentials and use it for streaming

 

Best of luck to you