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Xfinity Stream on Sony Bravia

I am interested if there is a timeline for the Xfinity Streaming app to be available on a Sony Bravia android TV? I've lived in my current home for a year now and there is no cable drop in the den where the TV is, or an easy way to run one under the house or in the attic, so I can't use my cable box. (My ceiling doesn't have enough space to get to that side of the room and the den is on a slab.) There are many services that are available and use those instead most of the time like Netflix, Amazon Prime, but I would like to watch HBO. The HBO GO app won't let me stream it either, it says "not available on your device," so most of the time I can never watch it.
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@delson32 wrote:
I am interested if there is a timeline for the Xfinity Streaming app to be available on a Sony Bravia android TV? I've lived in my current home for a year now and there is no cable drop in the den where the TV is, or an easy way to run one under the house or in the attic, so I can't use my cable box. (My ceiling doesn't have enough space to get to that side of the room and the den is on a slab.) There are many services that are available and use those instead most of the time like Netflix, Amazon Prime, but I would like to watch HBO. The HBO GO app won't let me stream it either, it says "not available on your device," so most of the time I can never watch it.

no news at all. use a current roku (not the cube) and you can get free use of the xfinity stream beta channel.



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This is remarkable. I don't use a comcast modem or set top box. Even though I pay for cable channels I can't stream them through a web browser because comcast wants me to have a set top box on my account. Even though the set top box is useless they want me to pay a perpetual 5 dollar a month fee to lease the set top box. 

 

Because I have an Android Sony TV there is no xfinity stream app available that I can use to stream natively on my Android Sony tv. My only option is to pay $20 more a month for the privilige to stream on a browser displayed on my tv.

 

Bravo Comcast.

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@inurbo wrote:

This is remarkable. I don't use a comcast modem or set top box. Even though I pay for cable channels I can't stream them through a web browser because comcast wants me to have a set top box on my account. Even though the set top box is useless they want me to pay a perpetual 5 dollar a month fee to lease the set top box. 

 

Because I have an Android Sony TV there is no xfinity stream app available that I can use to stream natively on my Android Sony tv. My only option is to pay $20 more a month for the privilige to stream on a browser displayed on my tv.

 

Bravo Comcast.


you can use a desk/laptop running windows 10 and chrome browser while using your own home wifi to view all the channels. A Roku device will also give you the same streaming channels while connected to your own home wifi.



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If you were using an xfinity leased gateway you could also use an Xi6 wireless box with it.  Otherwise you need a roku or PC for internet streaming and HDMI out.

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Is there any news on the issue of streaming Xfinity app on Sony tv?  It does not seem to be in Google Play or Amazon for the tv.

 

What is the problem? Looks like people have been waiting for years.

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@schapman777 wrote:

Is there any news on the issue of streaming Xfinity app on Sony tv?  It does not seem to be in Google Play or Amazon for the tv.

 

What is the problem? Looks like people have been waiting for years.


presently TV use is limited to a few LG and Samsung model numbers. You may use modern Roku devices on any TV.



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