Students who live on campus can now watch live TV, On Demand & recorded programming across devices
PITTSBURGH, PA (September 24, 2018) – Comcast announced today its Xfinity On Campus service is now available at Carlow University, allowing students to watch live TV, On Demand and recorded content on their IP-enabled devices, including laptops, tablets and smartphones. The service is included with room and board for students living in on-campus housing.
Xfinity On Campus offers more than 100 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 know that this young generation of viewers is simply looking for more choices to watch their favorite content where and how they want it – whether as it’s airing live, on demand or recorded on their DVR,” said Alan Clairmont, Vice President of Marketing for Comcast’s Keystone Region. “Xfinity on Campus meets this need, and serves as a nice value add for students residing on campus.”
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.
Carlow University joins other local schools that participate in Xfinity on Campus such as University of Pittsburgh, Duquesne University, Carnegie Mellon University and Robert Morris University.
“We are excited to bring added flexibility and capability to our resident students,” said Keith Cerroni, the assistant director of Campus Life, Carlow University. “My office understands that students need convenient, high quality access to educational, informational, and recreational television programming. Whether it supports student learning or simply provides an escape, our new Xfinity On Campus account will add value to the Carlow on-campus experience.”
Xfinity On Campus 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 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 https://comca.st/2MY4O5A, 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://comca.st/2N3disg and logging in with their student credentials.