Students who live on campus can now watch live TV, On Demand & recorded programming across devices
PITTSBURGH, PA – March 27, 2018 – Today, Comcast announced that it has launched its Xfinity On Campus service at Robert Morris University, allowing students to watch live TV, Xfinity On Demand and recorded content on their IP-enabled devices, including laptops, tablets, smartphones and Roku players. The service is included with room and board for students living in on-campus housing.
Xfinity On Campus offers approximately 80 live channels including every major broadcast network, as well as channels like AMC, Bravo, ESPN, FX and MTV through Comcast’s Xfinity Stream app and portal. The service also includes access to thousands of current season TV shows and hit movies via Xfinity On Demand. While off campus, students can use the Xfinity Stream app to login and access TV Everywhere programming that’s part of their subscription.
“We are thrilled to provide Xfinity on Campus to our students, and we are particularly pleased that our students can stream TV on any device. That is exactly what they want, and it’s another great reason to live at RMU,” said John Michalenko, Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students at Robert Morris University.
Students can also upgrade their Xfinity On Campus accounts to include a selection of premium channels, including HBO, Showtime and STARZ, as well as the Sports Entertainment Package.
“Xfinity On Campus lets students watch TV on their own terms,” said Alan Clairmont, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Comcast’s Keystone Region. “Younger generations are viewing more and more programming across devices, and Xfinity continues to evolve its products and services to better accommodate them. Whether it’s the local news or a favorite show, Xfinity On Campus offers the content students want anytime and on any device.”
Robert Morris University joins Carnegie Mellon University, Penn State, Pitt and Duquesne University among the schools to offer Xfinity on Campus in Pennsylvania. The service provides an opportunity to introduce a younger audience to Xfinity X1, Comcast’s next-generation video product currently enjoyed by residential customers throughout the nation. Xfinity X1 delivers an immersive and personalized entertainment experience across all devices in an interface that is sleek, intuitive and makes search and discovery of content easier than ever.
Xfinity On Campus is easy and cost-effective for a university’s IT department to maintain. To register for the service, students can visit http://comca.st/2GdU14I, type in their school name and authenticate with their student user name and password. Once registered, students can watch their programming anytime by downloading the Xfinity Stream app or by visiting https://tv.xfinity.com and logging in with their student credentials.