Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Comcast Cable Box Fees

Xfinity X1 DVR Review
If you want to avoid the monthly set top box rental fees with Comcast, there are a few options: purchase your own off ebay/craigslist/etc, luckily find a cheap one from a local thrift store, or create one via a PC.

>> Comcast Atlanta Channel lineup
>> Comcast officially launches next-gen X1 DVR platform and iPhone remote app
>> Comcast X1 deployed in Atlanta in August 2012
>> XFINITY® TV Application Eligible Set Top Boxes
>> General info about Comcast Xfinity HD DVR Service
>> Humax's take on an IP-connected TV box for Comcast passes thru FCC, NOV 2012

- Most DVRs WILL NOT tell you that recording a show will stop another.
- Searching for a movie primarily points you towards paid movies and not what's available free.
- The ROKU does not work with Comcast yet (HBO, etc)?
- Don't pay "HD Technology Fee" to Comcast if use your own HD DVR