Students who live on campus can now watch live TV, On Demand & recorded programming across devices
HUNTSVILLE, AL. – (July 20, 2020) –Today, Comcast announced that it will deliver Xfinity On Campus service to Alabama A&M 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 are thrilled to partner with Alabama A&M University to extend our next-generation entertainment solutions to students and residents on campus,” said Jason Gumbs, Regional SVP at Comcast. “Alabama A&M offers a student-centered educational experience and Comcast is proud to bring its innovative platform to their living and learning environments.”
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://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.
About Alabama A&M
Alabama A&M University is a fully accredited, nearly 150-year-old land-grant institution offering degrees ranging from the baccalaureate to the Ph.D. Internationally respected as a center of learning, research, culture and opportunity, AAMU has produced nearly 40,000 graduates around the world and has established numerous collaborations with business and industry. “Start Here, Go Anywhere.” For more information, visit www.aamu.edu.
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company with three primary businesses: Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal, and Sky. Comcast Cable is one of the United States’ largest video, high-speed internet, and phone providers to residential customers under the Xfinity brand, and also provides these services to businesses. It also provides wireless and security and automation services to residential customers under the Xfinity brand. NBCUniversal is global and operates news, entertainment and sports cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures, and Universal Parks and Resorts. Sky is one of Europe’s leading media and entertainment companies, connecting customers to a broad range of video content through its pay television services. It also provides communications services, including residential high-speed internet, phone, and wireless services. Sky operates the Sky News broadcast network and sports and entertainment networks, produces original content, and has exclusive content rights. Visit http://www.comcastcorporation.com/ for more information.