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Re: Fox Sports 2 (formerly Fuel TV)

decades ago, I worked for a firm no longer in business, pre internet, pre personal computers, pre all technology except basic color tv and landline home telephone (dont think even cordless was out yet.) I had my first car was about 18 then working for a couple years for what was called a food broker - we monitored our group of brands (in pour companies case, koolaid, union carbide, mcilhenny tobasco sauce, pet ritz pie crusts and others). We knew our fellow food brokers, our job was to push our product with the store or local corp office, and frankly steal shelf space, move the kool aid over an extra foot stealing space from county time etc. BUT in the office, and us salesman were watching EVERY grocery ad as we were not loyal to a tore brand, just our product brand,and the ladies in the office clipped ads of our and the competitors ads to make sure we all basically were running comparable sales around the same time. I was getting educated. Years later best buy, computer city, circuit city, highland electronics, fretters stores and others, each sunday I'd pull their ads as many said we will meet or beat the other guys price on whatever - microwave, stereo, big tv (pre flat screen - back then projection tvs) . Then some started rebates. I watching so close realized what holds true to this day, manufacturers had alliances with each chain, unlike the grocery store model where every store had access to all, instead, each store had a model with a tiny difference than the other chains lineup - why - so if you tried to price ,match - you couldn't because tho it seemed the same, there was this very subtle difference. Net result - everyone won - but the consumer. Over time the ones with the best ads and the best help survived, mostly of the chains I mentioned have gone under.When cable came to my town, there was a choice of two for the town to  take. Pick one for the whole town. So it was free tv or cable - one brand. decades later the giant dishes rich folks had went down to 18 inches and everyone was planting one in their garden as they dumped either free tv or comcast for dish or direct tv or att's uverse combo with one of the satellite providers. True we have choices now - free tv with an antenna, one of the satellite providers, or comcast. But like both my examples - dont think for a second comcast isnt keenly aware what the other guys package is - I had corporate representatives, al tennyson, mark Burd and others say exactly as much - they KNOW the other packages. So while this is a pi55ing match between comcast and fox over fox sports 2 - it mostly is also with the other providers - one offers it on a many tiers up package, the other not at all. Frankly yes location matters - a very few comcast reguions get fs2 and I hear in canada they even get speed and mav tv.  My annoyance is each weekend watching fox sports one with their incessant three things I dont want to know interruptions, they constantly refer to watch the remainder of the race, or victory lane or whatever - on fox sports 2. They are paid by fox, NOT nascar or indy car or formula one so they read the copy and keep to themselves if they know few get fox sports 2. One guy said this coming weekend all the nascar is on fox sports 2. That makes me sad and angry as dfad has vbeen dead 2 decades, family I raised died within the past coupel years, cat died two months ago and no job in 7 years so a hermit I look forward to some of the last nascar despite 5 decades a fan before comcast cuts ,me off cuz I cvant afford their high prices (recently they told me I cant turn in the eqpt - I am under contract (after 3 decades a customer?) and I'd be whacked with an early termination fee of 250 bucks. This is straight from the ask tom (tom karinshak;s) office - the supposed friendly face of comcast. Thanks for three decades paying up to 350 a month, we wont let you quit even tho your are destitute, we will send lawyers after you for early termination. This forum is comcast humoring us. Let them whine and they'll go away kind of thing. You know who cares - we the fans. How many contact the fcc and complain - very few - I know - I have and I asked. So comcast tells us leave if we don't like it - they tell me tho if you leave we'll nail you early termination. we have all seen on the news or you tube the comcast reps that antagonize customers that want to leave, or the customer that recieves the bill and their name is a cussword because the last cs rep goofed up, refeered to her as it and somehow it changed her statement name. and she got a lawyer. I look weekly, now I have so few digital channels but can see the lineup changes. More baseball and basketball blocks of never used channels, as this is becoming the united states of mexico (I have hispanic relatives, I am not bigoted, I just hate everything has english and spanish on it, often spanish first - I am polish- how come never english polish - except my pastor is polish so we have english, and polish masses - hahaha. Bottom line, comcast technically isnt a monopoly. But they are too big to fail as the government calls it, hence the time warner deal was nixed. Don't hold your breath EVER seeing fox sports 2. Make the most of what is on fox sports one, and now as comcast  owned nbc takes over nascar for the second half of the season, enjoy what they cover even tho they got naming rights but refuse to carry fs2 - we know it, they know it. We're powerless individual bill paying fans. They are a superpower richer than most nations of the world.We fans will NEVER have any impact on anything com cast does. If they ever added fs2 - it wouldn't be because of us - it would be because of a deal too good to pass up with fox's networks.

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Re: Fox Sports 2 (formerly Fuel TV)

"Digital over-the-air TV? Please.

Dish? That's always a good threat to drop on a Comcast customer service operator, but as a practical *reality* how different would Dish really be?

 

 

I didn't say there are other good choices -- I just said there are other choices.

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Re: Fox Sports 2 (formerly Fuel TV)


@Ctstreetrodder wrote:

I would hazard a guess that most everyone on this forum is fairly "sharp"?

 

Does it go unnoticed that, according to the Comcast spokes person (Ted), NONE of these problems lie at the feet of the Ivory Tower in Philly. It's everyone else that is preventing Comcast from doing the right thing for their customers? If it wasn't for those ole meanies at Fox, Comcast would add FS2 to their national line up!

 

I'm positive that is correct, given the stellar ratings that Comcast has for Customer Support & Customer Relations in the past few years? What is not covered by NDA, are these national ratings.

 

I guess that it makes good business sense for Ted to tell us, if we want FS2 to go to the providers listed in earlier posts? Far be it that Comcast should give us the same service that these "other providers" are giving their subscribers!

 

Maybe this question is also covered by NDA : In the past 3 years, what has been the subscriber retention rate? What has been the subscriber growth rate? True growth rate Ted, NOT the added subscribers from acquisitions of other providers, but true subscriber growth.


I have posted the below verbatim a few times in this thread. 

 

"Our programming teams meet with networks all the time to work on deals and contracts that make the most sense for our customers and our business. 

 

It takes two parties to negotiate and come to an equitable agreement for carriage of any cable network."

 

I don't want to set any false expectations. Unfortunately, we don't have any announcements to make right now regarding the addition of this channel. If Fox Sports 2 is important to you,  that you should do what's right for you.

 

I do know that our programming teams meet regularly with Fox on this and other topics. The conversations are ongoing.

 

Any possible addition of any new network would also most likely incur additional costs to Comcast that would be passed along to our customers. As mentioned earlier, those additional costs are one of the factors in considering adding any new network.

Generally, new networks want to be added to a very widely distributed level of service for the potential of the most eyeballs (ratings) and advertising revenue. That means that the costs are then spread across all of our customers who receive this channel, not just to those who want to pay individually for that specific service or a Sports Package.

The Comcast employees who participate in these forums certainly pass along any collective feedback, interests and concerns to our programming teams. 


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Re: Race coverage on FS2


@DLC2 wrote:
Well Comcast you've done it again. Another year that race fans get practically no coverage of sports car racing. The greatest endurance rece in the world is on today and the majority of the coverage is on FS2 (which we don't get) with minimal coverage on FS1. It was the same for the 24 hours of Daytona and the 12 hours of Sebring. How long do your customers have to beg for FS2? Thanks for nothing, get a clue. I so miss Speedvision and COX cable. If the choice was available in our area Comcast would be nothing but a bad memory!!!

Apologies that Fox has chosen to put some of their high profile events on one of their least distributed cable channels.


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Re: Fox Sports 2 (formerly Fuel TV)


@ebl11 wrote:

As a NASCAR fan, I was afraid that I would not be able to see the same racing events that I used to see on Speed when they rebranded the channel this past weekend.  I was just proven correct.  I now won't be able to see the Whelan Modified race that is airing on FoxSports 2 from Bristol tonight as Comcast doesn't have Fox Sports 2 in the channel lineup.  I was able to watch it last year when it was on Speed.

 

I strongly encourage Comcast to rectify this situation and add Fox Sports 2 to the lineup.  If I can't watch the things I want to watch because the channel isn't available, then I'm going to look for a cable provider who can provide it.


Apologies that Fox has chosen to put some of their high profile events on one of their least distributed cable channels.


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Re: FS2


@Me-ManassasVA wrote:

welllll, wellll, wellll, after reading somewhere that I could watch Le Mans today on Fox Sports Go because Comcast here doesn't carry FS2, I dutifully and reluctantly loaded it onto my PC.  After giving up my privacy rights and having to login through a microsoft-approved account into my OWN pc, yes it made me change from a local account to a cloud account - gmail.com, I then find I cannot,  i repeat CANNOT view FS2 because I had to log into Comcast as part of the process.  I'm assuming because comcast (hmm, it won't let me post a bad word c o m m i e c a s t) (AND if I find out they donate to the clinton-crime foundation or the DNC, I'm dropping them and switching to something) doesn't carry FS2.  Sooo, I still cannot view Le Mans except when it's on FS1.  


ONLINE ACCESS

 

Apologies. The current contract terms with Fox only allow online access to Fox Sports 2 for customers who have that channel (Fox Sports 2) in their level of service.

 

That is how most all cable networks operate and this situation is standard across all video providers.

Below from the Fox Sports Go site: http://msn.foxsports.com/foxsportsgo/

 

Live streams of all the FOX Sports Networks are available at no additional cost to fans who receive FOX Sports as part of their TV subscription through participating TV providers. If you get FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2, and FOX sports regional channels at home, you've got access!


If you are interested in both sides of the story, you should also ask Fox Sports 2 why they don't have more distribution on Comcast and other video providers, you can do that here: http://msn.foxsports.com/feedback

 

Apologies that Fox has chosen to put some of their high profile events on one of their least distributed cable channels. It takes two parties to negotiate and come to an equitable agreement for carriage of any cable network.


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@ATL-Irish wrote:
W/o FS2, I can't watch Ireland - Scotland. Can't even access it on FS Go!!!

ONLINE ACCESS

 

Apologies. The current contract terms with Fox only allow online access to Fox Sports 2 for customers who have that channel (Fox Sports 2) in their level of service.

 

That is how most all cable networks operate and this situation is standard across all video providers.

Below from the Fox Sports Go site: http://msn.foxsports.com/foxsportsgo/

 

Live streams of all the FOX Sports Networks are available at no additional cost to fans who receive FOX Sports as part of their TV subscription through participating TV providers. If you get FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2, and FOX sports regional channels at home, you've got access!


If you are interested in both sides of the story, you should also ask Fox Sports 2 why they don't have more distribution on Comcast and other video providers, you can do that here:

http://msn.foxsports.com/feedback

 

Apologies that Fox has chosen to put some of their high profile events on one of their least distributed cable channels.

 

It takes two parties to negotiate and come to an equitable agreement for carriage of any cable network.


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Re: Fox Sports 2 (formerly Fuel TV)


@markdartj wrote:
Comcast Ted will tell us anything to defend Comcast's actions (or in this, inaction). It's always somebody else's fault, isn't it, Ted. It's really telling that now Comcast is telling us to find different providers rather than have Comcast give us what we want. "Just sod off!", so to speak. Fox doesn't help either. They are trying to push the issue by scheduling everything we want to see on FS2. No wonder it's hard for racing teams to find sponsorship. For ten Euros, you can steam the complete 24 hours of LeMans on your computer, with no add breaks. Quite a race going on with 13h 48min to go. To tell the truth, I'd still be watching the stream even if I had FS2. Just one step closer to cutting the cable (if there were a way to stream NFL, & MLB, and FIFA soccer, I would already have done so). Comcast's service is just plain horrible.

I have posted the below verbatim a few times in this thread.

"Our programming teams meet with networks all the time to work on deals and contracts that make the most sense for our customers and our business.

It takes two parties to negotiate and come to an equitable agreement for carriage of any cable network."

I don't want to set any false expectations. Unfortunately, we don't have any announcements to make right now regarding the addition of this channel. If Fox Sports 2 is important to you, that you should do what's right for you.

I do know that our programming teams meet regularly with Fox on this and other topics. The conversations are ongoing.

Any possible addition of any new network would also most likely incur additional costs to Comcast that would be passed along to our customers. As mentioned earlier, those additional costs are one of the factors in considering adding any new network.

 

Generally, new networks want to be added to a very widely distributed level of service for the potential of the most eyeballs (ratings) and advertising revenue. That means that the costs are then spread across all of our customers who receive this channel, not just to those who want to pay individually for that specific service or a Sports Package.

 

The Comcast employees who participate in these forums certainly pass along any collective feedback, interests and concerns to our programming teams.


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Re: Fox Sports 2 (formerly Fuel TV)


@mannyt48 wrote:

Missing all the Womens and under 22 World cups. Atleast get the video streaming version or something



 

Apologies. The current contract terms with Fox only allow online access to Fox Sports 2 for customers who have that channel (Fox Sports 2) in their level of service. 

 

That is how most all cable networks operate and this situation is standard across all video providers.

Below from the Fox Sports Go site: http://msn.foxsports.com/foxsportsgo/

 

Live streams of all the FOX Sports Networks are available at no additional cost to fans who receive FOX Sports as part of their TV subscription through participating TV providers. If you get FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2, and FOX sports regional channels at home, you've got access!


If you are interested in both sides of the story, you should also ask Fox Sports 2 why they don't have more distribution on Comcast and other video providers, you can do that here: http://msn.foxsports.com/feedback

 

Apologies that Fox has chosen to put some of their high profile events on one of their least distributed cable channels.

 

It takes two parties to negotiate and come to an equitable agreement for carriage of any cable network.


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Re: Fox Sports 2 (formerly Fuel TV)


@landrover69 wrote:

Then you need to hire better negotiators.  I'm sure you have enough money given that I'm spending ~$200 per month.  Based on your logic, why would Fox even let you have any of their channels?  This is a Comcast issue,not a Fox issue.  Comcast is a 10,000 pound gorilla just pushing people around.


Our programming teams meet with networks all the time to work on deals and contracts that make the most sense for our customers and our business.

It takes two parties to negotiate and come to an equitable agreement for carriage of any cable network. Thanks for your feedback. 


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Re: Fox Sports 2 (formerly Fuel TV)


@elsant01 wrote:
I looked at the Fox Sports 1 article on Wikipedia and I noticed this:

"Concerns by providers over the increasing costs for cable and satellite services for their customers (largely believed to be partly due to the higher fees commanded by certain sports channels) resulted in Fox backing off charging the 80¢ per subscriber rate, instead charging the same 23¢ rate that those providers paid to carry Speed."

That sounds to me like Fox charges Comcast $.23 per subscriber for Fox Sports 1. Since ESPN charges less for ESPN2 than ESPN, I would imagine Fox would charge less than $.23 for Fox Sports 2.

My parents and I pay for a triple play. I wouldn't mind a less than $.20 increase on the bill for Comcast to carry Fox Sports 2.

Just wanted to recap, consolidate and summarize the current situation with Fox Sports 2 that some may find helpful.

 

Below is not new information and most all has been posted previously in earlier posts;

 

 

We certainly realize that anything short of a post that says "Comcast is adding Fox Sports 2 in all areas on this date and your monthly cable bill won't go up" will not be a satisfactory answer for most.

 

We don't have any announcements to make regarding additional locations for the addition of Fox Sports 2 at this time. We also don't have an expected date for an announcement for the Fox Sports 2 in additional Comcast areas. I'm not currently aware of any decisions to remove or add Fox Sports 2 in any locations. Any potential channel additions or deletions would be communicated ahead of time according to any FCC and local franchise requirements.

 

We don’t currently have an agreement to add Fox Sports 2 to any Sports Package, as much as we might want to.

 

Comcast does offer Fox Sports 2 in some markets based on some existing contractual obligations. 

 

There are other video providers (likely in your area) that may offer Fox Sports 2.

 

Our content and programming teams are in regular contact with Fox on many topics, including possible additional distribution for Fox Sports 2. The conversations are ongoing. A contract and agreement to terms is required before we can offer any channel to our customers.  These need to be terms that make sense for both parties and for our customers.    

 

All channels, regardless of affiliation, are required to go through the same application and approval process in order to be carried by Comcast.

 

Our programming teams and local management teams constantly evaluate programming choices and make decisions based on customer interests, costs, channel bandwidth management and contractual obligations.

 

As with any network contract, we want to come to an agreement that offers the best terms for our customers and our company that keeps both our costs and our customer's monthly costs to a minimum. Any possible addition of any new network would also most likely incur additional costs to Comcast that would be passed along to our customers. As mentioned above, those additional costs are one of the factors in considering adding any new network.

 

Generally, new networks want to be added to a very widely distributed level of service for the potential of the most eyeballs (ratings) and advertising revenue. That means that the costs would be  spread across all of the customers that have that channel in their level of service, not just to those who want to pay individually for that specific service or via a separate Sports Package.

 

Of course, situations may change based on customer demand, channel bandwidth opportunities, business opportunities, costs and contractual obligations. The Comcast employees who participate in these forums certainly pass along  collective feedback, interests and concerns to those teams. This forum is not the sole source of customer input.


ONLINE ACCESS

 

The current contract terms with Fox only allow online access to Fox Sports 2 for customers who have that channel (Fox Sports 2) in their level of service. 

That is how most all cable networks operate and this situation is standard across all video providers.

 

Below from the Fox Sports Go site:  http://msn.foxsports.com/foxsportsgo/

Live streams of all the FOX Sports Networks are available at no additional cost to fans who receive FOX Sports as part of their TV subscription through participating TV providers. If you get FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2, and FOX sports regional channels at home, you've got access!

 

  

If you are interested in both sides of the story, you should also ask Fox Sports 2 why they don't have more distribution on Comcast and other video providers, you can do that here: http://msn.foxsports.com/feedback  

 

Apologies that Fox has chosen to put some of their high profile events on one of their least distributed cable channels.

 

It takes two parties to negotiate and come to an equitable agreement for carriage of any cable network. Below is a quote from Mediacomm (a peer video provider) from early 2013 that I think helps illustrate the situation.  

“Contrary to accusations by industry critics, cable companies are reluctant to raise video subscriber rates because when we do, we lose customers. Mediacom does not make more money when we raise video prices, since we remit virtually every penny of the increase on to the content owners. Over the last three years, the increase in our programming costs was more than double the increase in video revenues, even after taking our subscriber rate increases and equipment charges into account.”

 

Generally in addition to per subscriber fees, there are additional capital costs incurred (equipment and such) as well as any opportunity costs (what else could we use that bandwidth for).  This is no different than most other businesses.  

 

I hope that the above helps to explain some of the ”whys”.

 

Unfortunately, it’s not always as easy as saying, “hey, some of our customers want this this, let’s put it on and pay whatever the costs are and pass those costs along to all of our customers”.  If and when we have additional news to announce, we will certainly do so here and in other places.


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Re: Why does Comcast/Xfinity continue to refuse to carry FOX Sports 2?


@Juan_de_Vashon wrote:

Why does Comcast/Xfinity continue to refuse to carry FOX Sports 2?

Other than being a monopoly, and not wanting any competition for Comcast's and NBC's (which is owned by Comcast) sports channels?

This has been an issue on the Comcast forums for over three years and there is no response, no answer, nothing from Comcast about any resolution other than (apparently) to claim that "If enough people request it, Comcast will carry it."

How does someone request that Comcast carry FOX Sports 2? Where, specifically, and how?

At this point the only real response to this monopoly abuse of power is to contact your local county franchise authority (this is the local public agency that allows Comcast to continue its monopoly), your local county representatives, and your State and Federal representatives and start agitating to end Comcast's monopoly control.

In my case, I'm contacting my local KCIT, Office of Cable Communications, here:

http://www.kingcounty.gov/operations/it/cable.aspx


Welcome to the thread. I am a Comcast Employee and I have responded in this thread more than a few times. Some good background on the previous page and also below your post. Thanks for your feedback. 

 


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@Juan_de_Vashon wrote:


In this case, FOX is not willing to pay the exortion that Comcast demands to carry FOX Sports 2.


It's actually the opposite. Comcast pays Fox for programming. 


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@Juan_de_Vashon wrote:



Finally, it's interesting to note that no *paid* representative from Comcast itself ever enters any of these discussions. These forums are just fog banks for customers to blow off steam, not to ever get any constructive, official Comcast help or support.


Welcome to the thread. I am a Comcast Employee and I have responded in this thread more than a few times. Some good background on the previous page and also below your post. Thanks for your feedback.


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I have posted the below verbatim a few times in this thread. 

 

"Our programming teams meet with networks all the time to work on deals and contracts that make the most sense for our customers and our business. 

 

It takes two parties to negotiate and come to an equitable agreement for carriage of any cable network."

 

I don't want to set any false expectations. Unfortunately, we don't have any announcements to make right now regarding the addition of this channel. If Fox Sports 2 is important to you,  that you should do what's right for you.

 

I do know that our programming teams meet regularly with Fox on this and other topics. The conversations are ongoing.

 

Any possible addition of any new network would also most likely incur additional costs to Comcast that would be passed along to our customers. As mentioned earlier, those additional costs are one of the factors in considering adding any new network.

Generally, new networks want to be added to a very widely distributed level of service for the potential of the most eyeballs (ratings) and advertising revenue. That means that the costs are then spread across all of our customers who receive this channel, not just to those who want to pay individually for that specific service or a Sports Package.

The Comcast employees who participate in these forums certainly pass along any collective feedback, interests and concerns to our programming teams. 


I am a loyal Nascar fan of 20+ years.  I am also an Xfinity Comcast customer.  Here is the situation.  This upcoming weekend, 6-20-15 & 6-21-15, ALL Nascar practices AND qualifying are on.....Fox Sports 2.  Well, Xfinity does not provide Fox Sports 2 in the Kansas City market.  I am willing to pay for the channel, but it's NOT available on ANY Xfinity package in the Kansas City market.  So, Xfinity, are you telling me that I have to switch to Direct TV so I can watch the Nascar Xfinity Series on TV?  Xfinity is paying 10s of Millions of dollars for the naming rights to the Nascar Xfinity Series, but Xfinity can't even make the channel that THEIR OWN SPONSORED SERIES IS RACING ON available to its customers?  UNBELIEVABLE!   You can't afford to make a channel available to your customers in any package at any price, but you can afford to spend 10s of Millions of dollars sponsoring the race series on the channel you are NOT making available to your customers?  Who is in charge of marketing and programming for Xfinity, Mickey Mouse?  

 

ComcastTeds, don't you at least see the ridiculous nature of this situation based upon my posting above?

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Xfinity Race airs on FoxSports2

I don't understand how they can sponsor the Xfinity Series in NASCAR and air it on Foxsports2, a channel they do not carry. Does anyone know when we will be getting this channel, or do you have to switch providers to watch a sport they sponsor on a channel they don't offer.

 

CHICAGOLAND SPEEDWAY

 

FRIDAY, June 19

12:30 pm – 10 pm – Xfinity garage open

3:30 pm – 4:55 pm – Xfinity practice (Fox Sports 2)

7 pm – 7:55 pm – Final Xfinity practice (Fox Sports 2)

 

SATURDAY, June 20

5:15 pm – Xfinity qualifying (Fox Sports 2)

 

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Re: Why does Comcast not carry Fox Sports 2 (formerly Fuel TV)?

Still cannot believe that Comcast/XFinity still does not offer Fox Sports 2.  It is ridiculous that other providers have this channel.  I see that this thread has been going on for over two years.  Missing all of this weekends Nascar practice and qualifying!!!

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Re: Xfinity Race airs on FoxSports2


@xxsinisterxx wrote:

I don't understand how they can sponsor the Xfinity Series in NASCAR and air it on Foxsports2, a channel they do not carry. Does anyone know when we will be getting this channel, or do you have to switch providers to watch a sport they sponsor on a channel they don't offer.

 

 

 


According to statements made by Comcast executives, that is exactly what we'd need to do. In fact, they've stated that customers are welcome to go to a provider carrying the channel they want, if it means that much to them.

 

This is their idea of "customer" service. An invitation to spend our money elsewhere.

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Re: Xfinity Race airs on FoxSports2

Jayski.com has the race listed on FS1 . Qualifying on FS2 . Not to defend Comcast I just figured maybe you wont miss the race .  http://www.jayski.com/news/pages/story/_/page/NASCAR-Television-Listings

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Re: Xfinity Race airs on FoxSports2

I swrear by tvracer.com....the guy is always accurate, and when I once time had trouble, he was a great guy, little one man show that captures all racing on all stations

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Re: Fox Sports 2 (formerly Fuel TV)

Philadelphia wants Bein Sports in HD and FS2 in HD!
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Re: Fox Sports 2 (formerly Fuel TV)

Xfinity race postponed till noon tomorrow on FX2 I HATE COMCAST !

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SHOWING SOCCER INSTEAD OF NASCAR AND YOU'RE THE SERIES SPONSOR? PLAIN STUPID.....

How can you show soccer on Fox Sports 1 instead of the xFinity Series NASCAR Race on Sunday? Either show it on another channel everyone gets instead of Fox Sports 2 or I'm canceling my service. That's plain stupid.
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Does Comcast now support Fox Sports 2

Does Comcast now support Fox Sports 2

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fox sports 2

why doesnt comcast carry fox sports 2?  Nascar xfinity series  has beenpostponed until 9                      am sunday .Im missing the race because it being broadcast on fox sports 2. Im not happy!!

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Re: Fox Sports 2 (formerly Fuel TV)

Wow Its Great news!!!  
 The series you sponsor
( The Nascar Xfinity Series)
will be shown on a channel you don't have on your lineup---Fox sports 2. 
 
 Great planning Comcast.
 
 
 The Race is on Sunday at noon and on fox Sports 2
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Re: Fox Sports 2 (formerly Fuel TV)

amen to that - yes it is raining, I am in bartlett, west of chicago and north of joliet. But this proves who controls race tv coverage - the networks - with no guiddance by the series. Nascar knows what is going on, I tell them every week for years in the weekly fan council survey. imsa gets scrrewed too. But comcast will sell its soul to the devuil for baseball  or especially fifa or mma fighting, and of course the hated 3 thiings you should know. Fox is half the time has become twice as bad as espn got at the end their final 3 or 4 year5s (versus stellar racing in the early 80's). Comcast has no shame nor care they get their name on a dseries that wont be even telecast on their cable system - and of course they do not care. They still get the publicity. My wife died two years ago, step daughter murdered last summer, no job for 7 years, and otu of money, weekends life this - a very late 8 mediocre truck race last night, zero qualifying televised, zero practice televised, unless you have dish extra so you can get fs2 - bottom line I have not seen so little racing on a wreekend since winter. I have no family, dad and grandpa dead 20 years, so tomorrow after church I'll just do grocery shopping. Formula one is one super early but unlike when it was on speed nbs sports (owned by comcr@p) doesnt run it later in the day like speed did. My sole racing this weekend - one dull truck race. I caznt afford to go to joliet despite it is 45 minutes straight south on 59. Comcast says when I disconnect soon after 35 years they threaten me with rearly termoination to say thanks for being loyal 35 years. But apprently when I buy an antenna and only get free tv I wont be missing any racing anyway will I fox and comcast???????????? Oh and shame on formula one, nascar, imsa all the racing series - ball5le55 wonders the lot of them - not one makes the channels nor the cable provider show tyheir races to their customers - nadscar and imsa and f1 are as asleep at the switcch and greedy as are fox and comcast.

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Fox sports 2

Am I going to have Fox Sports 2 tomorrow or do I need to go to AT&T ?

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Re: Does Comcast now support Fox Sports 2


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Does Comcast now support Fox Sports 2



type 36907 (f-o-x- -s) and see if fox sports 2 is listed. we have it in our market.



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Re: FS2

I'm wondering the same thing! How is it @Xfinity can Title Sponsor a NASCAR Series but cannot figure out how to provide their customers the ability to WATCH that series when its on a specific channel? The race at Chicagoland has been postponed due to rain and rescheduled for tomorrow on FS2. Being originally from the Chicago area I always look forward to seeing those races. BUT I CAN'T!!! Because for whatever reason @XFINITY doesn't carry FS2 here and NOONE i've talked to can tell me Why Not or When they Will carry it. SO Frustrated that I am seriously considering going back to DirecTV instead of moving my service to my new home next month.  

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Fox Sports 2

I'm a Nascar fan. Xfinity now is the sponsor of the Nascar series. They will be racing tomorrow 6-21-15 on Fox Sports 2 do to a rainout.....Don't ya think Xfinity (Comcast) would carry that channel? What is up..............

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Re: FS2

UNhappy Father's Day to all of the NASCAR fans!!!

 

You need to make the Fox Sports 2 (formerly Fuel TV) channel available to Comcast Xfinity customers. It has been a problem for a couple of years now. Not being able to watch a series that Comcast Xfinity supports, ON a Comcast Xfinity channel is ridiculous!!!

 

 

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Fox Sports

It is the epitome of arrogance on the part of Comcast to broadcast NASCAR events such as today's Xfinity race (note the sponser of the series) on Fox Sports 2 that is not available to a large number of subscribers.  Check out the NASCAR website; the feeling is unanimous.  PATHETIC & GREEDY COMCAST!

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MyXfinity doesn't carry Xfinity Series NASCAR races

It is amazing how foolish Xfinity can be. Today, June 21, 2015, the Xfinity Series NASCAR races will not be seen by any of Xfinity's 300,000 cable TV subscribers in Massachusetts (and those in other parts of the country) because Xfinity does not carry FoxSports 2 here. The race was rained out the day before but rescheduled and moved to FioxSports 2. Now how silly does it look for a whole nationwide series named for Xfinity to be un-viewable by Xfinity customers? Yet the company likes to call its service "MyXfinity" and run self-promotional commercials touting its sports channels. Oh, and Verizon DOES offer FoxSports 2 here.

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xfinity raceing

xfinity can sponser a NASCAR race series but can't carry the race when it is broadcast on Fox Sports 2.  Why? 

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Fox Sports 2

Why cant Comcast/Xfinity offer Fox Sports 2 in its lineup?  The Nascar "Xfinity" series race was rained out yesterday and postponed to today 6/21, but moved to FS2 which is not offered by Comcast!

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Re: Fox Sports 2

why no fox sports 2????  hhhhhm but they will show the us open gold on both fox channels, i think there are more racefans than golf fans, and more race fans than soccer fans!!!! oh wait the ceo owns a soccer team???? wow who would of thought, and its the series that they sponsor, wouldnt u want people to see the sport that your name is on!!!!!!!

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Re: Fox Sports 2 (formerly Fuel TV)

I've been complaining about this ever since the changeover from the Speed channel. After they started

sponsoring the Xfinity series I, like you, thought for sure they would add Fox sports 2 to the channel lineup, boy was I wrong. I've complained and complained to no avail. They keep giving me the company speek about demographics and marketing strategy. I even went so far as to write Brian Roberts, the Comcast CEO, about the absurdity of sponsering a series that you don't air. He didn't give me courtesy of a reply. Didn't surprise me, although they say they are interested in customer service, they are not. Where I live they are the only cable company, it's them or satellite.

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OK Comcast Xfinity where the heck is fox sports 2

Comcxast Xfinity is supposed to be the greatest TV service ever, so why doesn't this so called greatest ever TV provider carry Fox Sports 2?

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fox sport 2

Yes a great Comcast Xfinity, NASCAR marriage a 'win-win' scenario? except when a race is postponed due to rain and rescheduled the next day on a channel (Fox Sports 2) that Comcast DOESN'T CARRY DUMB MOVE! now you have helped Directv get more customers, I know Comcast will Blame Fox or Nascar but being the major sponser I would think someone would have said not that channel as 85% of Comcast subscribers can't get that no matter how much they pay, but just look at all of the garbage channels (infomercial)  we get and don't want and have to pay for, cable providers need to wake up as on line streaming is getting better where we will only have to pay for what WE want. 

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Re: Fox Sports 2 (formerly Fuel TV)

Comcast I hope you are monitoring this site. Your customers are upset!! Put Fox

Sports 2 in the channel lineup or don't allow any racing on Fox

Sports 2!!!

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Why am I paying for sports programing and can't watch the xfinity race? My bill went up $55.00 and the company that sponsors the race doesn't have the channel it is on. I think it's time to drop cable for direct tv or anything that has the channels I want and doesn't cost $250.00 a month. Why don't we have FOX SPORTS 2??????

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Fox Sports 2/ XFINITY Series

I find it amusing that the XFINITY Series race today (6-21-15) from Chicago is being broadcast on a channel that Comcast doesn't even carry.  The title sponsor of a series and you don't even carry the channel?   SMH.......

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Fox Sports 2/ XFINITY Series + Next Weekend

It's not only the "XFINITY" race (still cracks me up, title sponsor and no coverage) today we're gonna miss,  ALL Sprint Cup practice and qualifying next weekend is on Fox Sports 2.  Don't you love with all the complaining here there is absolutely NO response from Comcast?

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Re: Fox Sports 2

Not to mention ALL practice and qualifying for the Sprint Cup race next weekend is on Fox Sports 2.....

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Nascar Xfinity Race

The Nascard Xfinity Series race that was postpone to today (6-21-15) is supposed to be aired on Fox Sports 2 - a channel that Comcast doesn't even carry?  So is Comcast planning to air the race on a different station?

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Re: Fox Sports 2/ XFINITY Series

Hey on the bright side, yes we miss the race today but we don't have watch or fast forward their stupid commercials.

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Fox sport 2

I just went back to and was told you had fox sports 2 after having changed from dish and back to you guys and all hooked up found out you do not even carry Fox sports 2. You need to stop lieing to people just to get their business cause I would of stayed with dish if I had known this.