Why can't this be used outside the home network? It defeats the purpose of being able to watch outside the house. We bought my daughter a Roku Ultra for christmas thinking she could connect while at college. Why can't there be a limited number of Roku connections outside the home network? This can't even be used while traveling. You say that Comcast is concerned about other users using this and not paying for cable on the Roku. Then you say that Xfinity can be used through a laptop or tablet. What's the difference if someone uses those devices without paying? Use some sort of security measure or limit 1 Roku to be used on the account outside the home network.
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ComcastDan -- I read earlier that you will only be able to use the Roku/Xfinity on your home network. Doesn't this kind of defeat the purpose? I have X1 at home so it doesn't make sense that I wouldn't be able to connect it to another TV not at home. After hearing about the agreement between Roku and Comcast, we bought a Roku Ultra for my daughter for christmas. She is in college and thinking that she could use the service there. If Comcast is worried about someone outside the family using this and getting cable without paying, it's no different if they used a laptop and connected to their TV. Isn't there a way to limit Roku users outside the network to 1 or 2? Or make it so they need to get an access code from Comcast? --Ron
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