The company will not operate its own cellular network - at least not at this time - but instead will rely on an agreement with Verizon that dates back several years to when Comcast and other cable companies sold spectrum to Verizon and experimented, briefly, with a co-marketing program with Verizon. The unlimited plan includes unlimited talk and text, and there is no per line access charge. Don't freak out quite yet.
Xfinity Mobile plans aren't really unlimited. If customers find that they've used more data on a "By the Gig" option one month, they can switch to "Unlimited" for that month, then switch back the next month with no penalties.
One of the more unique aspects of Xfinity Mobile is the ability to mix and match across lines.
The service will be called Xfinity Mobile, and it's supposed to launch sometime in the near future. Unlike some rival MVNO's - mobile virtual networks, or those that run atop another carrier's infrastructure - Comcast's reach is limited. While AT&T and Verizon have the ability to bundle all four services in some markets, neither company has done so aggressively.
Comcast operates the nation's largest Wi-Fi network, comprised of 16 million hotspots, including some that are installed in customers' homes and businesses, executives said today.
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The endeavor is fraught with risk in a competitive and price-sensitive market lead by big incumbents like Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint.
The service Comcast is selling will be essentially the same as a Verizon plan, though Comcast will reduce speeds on unlimited plans after 20 gigabytes.
Reuters/Brian SnyderIn terms of device support, Comcast mentioned that it will offer the latest iPhones (7, 7 Plus, 6S, 6S Plus, and SE) and Samsung phones (Galaxy S8/S8+, and Galaxy S7/S7 Edge), along with LG's mid-range X Power phone. That's just to name a few of the scandals that have gone down in the past few months.
"The worst-case scenario is you have video going over mobile devices and cable does not play a role in that", Yong said. While we don't know all of the details about the service just yet, the warning signs are there.
Comcast on Thursday leapt into the cutthroat market for cellphone service by unveiling Xfinity Mobile, a move that other cable companies are expected to follow as consumers' rising Internet consumption increasingly pits providers of home and mobile broadband against each other.
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X1 internet and cable package subscribers can get an "unlimited" plan for $45 a month per line.
But if some competition is good, more is (almost always) better. You might be getting fucked in reality.
"We're doing mobile differently by bringing our customers the best networks and a product created to save them money in an increasingly data-driven world", Greg Butz, president of Comcast Mobile, said.
There's been speculation that Comcast may try to acquire a wireless firm such as T-Mobile, perhaps by teaming up with Charter. "If you have the right solution in the marketplace and the operations that's the point when you do it", said Watson. If you're happy with your current wireless service, there's no great reason to switch.
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