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Comcast Bandwidth Caps Will Not Restrict Xfinity for Xbox 360

by Jason ChestnutMarch 26, 2012

IGN Tech’s Justin Rubio reports that a FAQ for Comcast’s Xfinity on demand service coming soon for Xbox 360 reveals that the delivery of content through the service will be exempt from the customer’s monthly bandwidth cap. As reported by Engadget, Comcast caps residential bandwidth service at 250 GB per month. The FAQ, however states that “since the content is being delivered over our private IP network and not the public Internet, it does not count against a customer’s bandwidth cap.”
Comcast customers who subscribe to the Xfinity Internet Services, have an Xbox 360 Console, a gold membership and at least one cable box in the house that is connected to the Xfinity TV Digital service will be able to take advantage of the Xfinity service through their console. Its going to be integrated into the new dashboard and like many other existing services and new services to be added it will be Bing and Kinect compatible.
There has been no word of a release date as of yet.

(Source: IGN)

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  • lightining3

    THIS IS SO AWESOME!!

  • Serena Frieden

    I require to watch news and sequence from international locations this kind of as China and Hong Kong.
    I noticed the xfinity from Comcast that has hdtv, internet, and house mobile phone for $100 per month for 12 months.

  • Maggie Saucier

    I am going to remain at a hotel today for 2 weeks and want to know if I deliver my Comcast net modem and hook it up there, will I get any interenet there simply because I do not want to shell out for their expensive internet. Also, I am currently paying out for internet, so it is nevertheless an active modem. Please aid me ASAP simply because I am leaving at 12:00PM. Thanks.

  • JD Blosser

    Thats crazy, I never heard that Comcast openly capped bandwidth, I know a ton throttle but I didn’t think you could cap home bandwidth.

  • Jokerzwild

    Thats crazy I didn’t think they could even cap home network bandwidth, I know a ton throttle but caps?

  • Monique Spalding

    I live in Olathe Kansas (Kansas City) and was told by my roommate who apparently did some investigation that the only cabe services provider we could get is Comcast. Is this true? We Have had Comcast for a tiny over a year now and it would seem that our invoice has gone up concedribly because we 1st signed on. We need to have cable in purchase to get wireless web but with what Comcast is now charging us we could need to have to drop it if we don’t discover a less expensive provider.

  • Ryan Dunn

    There is 2 remotes one for changeing the channels on the cable (comcast remote), the other is the toshiba remote it does nothing than changeing volume, and turning on the tv, how can i get the comcast remote to adjust volume, and if posible turn on the tv? Thanks!

  • Daniel

    When I press the volume buttons on my remote nothing happens. I want to be able to adjust the volume of the TV from my Comcast Remote control.

  • Myles

    how do I calculate how much “bandwidth” I am using say per day?

    I heard there are free tools? A program based piece of software that calculates how much you have “downloaded” in a day? (including pictures, web pages etc.)

    It is so i do not go over my monthly allowance

    Thanks

  • Alex

    My friend had told me about it, and recently I’m starting to notice an notice in the time it takes to load up pages, now I may be just paranoid, but it seems have slown down quite a lot. So are they really lowering the bandwidth cap, and how do I check the new one?

  • Brendan O

    If i set up my ps3 to stream content from my laptop to my ps3, will that upload/download total affect my 250gb bandwidth cap from comcast?

    what path does the content take

    pc- router- ps3

    pc- router- some place on the internet- ps3

    Will it affect the my monthly totals at all???

    sorry if it doesnt makes sense
    its all wireless by the way

  • everythingisgonnabefine

    So all of a sudden, about 2 or 3 weeks ago, my comcast.net email decides to start sending out spam to random people in my contacts. How do I get it to stop?
    Thanks!

  • Nick

    I have the time warner cable road runner standard bandwidth and i think it’s around 10mbps.

  • Jairo

    I just got a new laptop and i want to transfer over my files from my desktop and i do not own an external HDD. I was going to to transfer them over to my laptop via home networking but i am on a bandwidth cap and I have more gigs on my desktop than i am allowed to download a month.
    Also i tried accessing the internet while transfer about 1 gig of files, and the internet would not load as if i was downloading something at to transfer rate.

  • everythingisgonnabefine

    Sprint and Verizon 5 GB cap, is it fair? Is a 5GB Bandwidth Cap Enough?