Students who live on campus can now watch live TV, On Demand & recorded programming across devices
WHEELING, WV (September 24, 2019) – Today, Comcast announced that it would be bringing its Xfinity On Campus service to Wheeling 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.
“Wheeling University is excited and proud to partner with Comcast to enhance our entertainment offerings to students on campus,’’ said Julia Cook, Director of Communications at Wheeling University. “This partnership adds yet another layer of unbeatable service for our students while they reside on our beautiful West Virginia campus.”
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.
“We’re excited to bring Xfinity on Campus to Wheeling University and to give even more students the ability to enjoy their favorite entertainment across devices whenever it is convenient for them,” said Toni Murphy, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Comcast’s Keystone Region.
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://xfinityoncampus.com, 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. Students can also upgrade their Xfinity On Campus accounts to include a selection of premium channels, including HBO, Showtime and the Sports and Entertainment Package.