Comcast Launches Xfinity TV in Spanish

Xfinity TV Now Brings Customers Hit Spanish–Language TV Shows, Movies, Music Videos and Sports on TV, On Demand and Online for Free to Comcast Digital Customers

Xfinity TV in Spanish web portalPHILADELPHIA – March 7, 2011 – Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) today announced the launch of Xfinity TV in Spanish, a cross-platform entertainment experience that delivers the widest array of Spanish-language choices available anytime, anywhere – on TV, On Demand and online. As part of this comprehensive offering, the company has introduced www.XfinityTV.com/latinoTV, a new Internet destination with access to hundreds of Spanish-language movies and shows free to Comcast digital customers. In addition, Comcast has more than tripled the number of Hispanic television choices available On Demand.
These new features for the Hispanic community complement the robust Spanish-language programming tiers Comcast is already rolling out nationwide, which include more than 50 of the most popular Hispanic networks along with hundreds of On Demand choices in Spanish. In summary, these enhancements include:

  • Newly launched www.XfinityTV.com/latinoTV, a Spanish-language entertainment Internet portal with access to more than 500 Hispanic video choices online, including movies, music videos and shows from television and movie partners including Univision, Cine Mexicano, Gran Cine, Caracol TV, Discovery Familia, ¡Sorpresa!, Tr3s, select content from HBO Latino®, Starz and many more.
  • A tripling of Hispanic On Demand programming to nearly 700 video choices for customers to watch anytime, plus new content from broadcasting partners including Telemundo, Galavisión, TeleFutura and mun2.
  • Additional Spanish-language HD content On Demand on TV.
  • More movies that are available the same day as DVD in Spanish than ever before.

“Offering products and services designed specifically for the Spanish-language audience in a rich and compelling way demonstrates again our commitment to bringing our customers the best entertainment choices across multiple platforms,” said Marcien Jenckes, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Comcast Video Services. “We’re continually enhancing our Xfinity TV service with more content and features to meet the diverse interests of the Hispanic community.”

To help raise awareness about the company’s Xfinity services among Spanish-speaking consumers, Comcast recently signed Emmy®-nominated actress Sofia Vergara as its spokesperson. Vergara will be featured in a series of ads in Spanish to help further extend Comcast’s message of access to entertainment anytime, anywhere, among Hispanic consumers.

Upon signing in with their Comcast ID and password at www.XfinityTV.com/latinoTV, Comcast customers with a digital subscription can watch their favorite shows and movies in Spanish. Xfinity Internet service is not required to access this site. To switch to Spanish mode, customers only need to click the “Español” button on the top right-hand corner of the screen.

About Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) (www.comcast.com) is one of the nation’s leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services. Comcast is principally involved in the operation of cable systems through Comcast Cable and in the development, production and distribution of entertainment, news, sports and other content for global audiences through NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation’s largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential and business customers. Comcast is the majority owner and manager of NBCUniversal, which owns and operates entertainment and news cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, local television station groups, television production operations, a major motion picture company and theme parks.

Comcast Launches XFINITY Brand in Twin Cities Market

SAINT PAUL, MN – September 16, 2010 – Comcast, the nation’s leading provider of entertainment, information and communication products and services, announced today the launch of XFINITY in the Twin Cities market. XFINITY marks the beginning of a whole new era of innovation for Comcast as we transform the customer experience by providing more choice, more convenience and more control for our customers over their entertainment, information and communications needs.

With the launch of XFINITY in the Twin Cities, Comcast is re-branding its products and services to: XFINITY TV, XFINITY Voice and XFINITY Internet. With XFINITY, Comcast continues to evolve and innovate and bring new and enhanced cross-platform services including:

  • 100+ HD Channels, increasing the number of HD choices to beyond 5,000+ in the future
    • Comcast now provides more than 100 HD channels for customers across most portions of the Twin Cities metro area as a result of the World of More digital enhancement project
  • More Video On Demand choices increasing to 20,000 and beyond
    • Comcast already provides far more video on demand choices than the competition
  • FANCAST XFINITY TV, with thousands of choices available online, at home or on the go.
  • Even faster residential Internet speeds in the near future – up to 100+ Mbps
    • Comcast already provides 50 Mbps Internet service to homes and 100 Mbps service to businesses throughout the Twin Cities metro area
  • New converged and wireless features that let our customers’ TV, phone and Internet work seamlessly together in new and innovative ways.

The XFINITY brand stems from our vision to bring more content to our customers across a variety of platforms. Comcast CEO Brian Roberts first introduced this idea in 2008 at the international Consumer Electronics Show; that idea has now become reality with XFINITY. While Comcast remains the name of the company, XFINITY is the new brand for our industry-leading technology platform and cutting-edge products and services.

“With XFINITY, Comcast continues to evolve and innovate and bring new and enhanced cross-platform services to customers in the Twin Cities area and across the nation, said Bill Wright, regional senior vice president of Comcast Twin Cities. “XFINITY represents the future of Comcast and the promise to our customers that we’ll continue to innovate.”

About Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) is one of the nation’s leading providers of entertainment, information and communication products and services.  With 23.2 million cable customers, 16.4 million high-speed Internet customers, and 8.1 million Comcast Digital Voice customers, Comcast is principally involved in the development, management and operation of cable systems and in the delivery of programming content.

Comcast’s content networks and investments include E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, Golf Channel, VERSUS, G4, PBS KIDS Sprout, TV One, 11 regional sports networks operated by Comcast Sports Group and Comcast Interactive Media, which develops and operates Comcast’s Internet businesses, including Comcast.net ( HYPERLINK “http://www.comcast.net” www.comcast.net). Comcast also has a majority ownership in Comcast-Spectacor, which owns two professional sports teams, the Philadelphia 76ers NBA basketball team and the Philadelphia Flyers NHL hockey team, and a large, multipurpose arena in Philadelphia, the Wachovia Center, and manages other facilities for sporting events, concerts and other events.

Comcast serves more than 556,000 customers in 113 communities throughout the Twin Cities, Greater Minnesota and Western Wisconsin. Comcast, whose regional headquarters are located in downtown St. Paul, employs more than 1,900 area residents.

For more information about Comcast’s products and services in the Twin Cities, please call 651-222-3333, or visit the company’s Web site at www.comcast.com.