What's it all about? How does it hook up - same as a cable box or what? Does it support local channels? If you get Xfinity Instant TV does it hook up through flex or would doing so be redundant?
Just wondering. I'm seriously thinking of cutting the cord, keeping internet (obviously), getting a Roku stick and getting Xfinity Instant TV for $18 a month. But now there are these Flex boxes.
Please unconfuse me.
Hi there, chucknyren. Thank you for taking the time to reach out to me. You have reached the right person to help you. You basically stream all your content. There is no live TV or local channels. I believe you can only have one or the other with the Flex and Instant TV. Does that unconfuse you a bit?
Thanks for answering, Martin.
Flex won't support Xfinity Instant TV. So what you're saying is if I want to cut the cord - then get Instant TV - my best bet would be a Roku device because it will support Xfinity Instant TV.
Seems counter-intuitive and bad business for Comcast. Flex, theoretically, wants to compete with Roku, yet Flex doesn't support an Xfinity app, and Roku does.
Am I missing something?
It still comes with On Demand, which includes TV shows and Movies, just not live television. The Xi6, the box that comes with this, is wireless.
since the flex comes with a self install XI6 does that mean that Regluar Self install kits for XI6 are comming as i am looking to get one for my tv?
Yup! You are correct. All of our equipment becomes SIK ready sooner or later.
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