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Comcast Introduces Xfinity Online TV

Comcast announces Xfinity TV, an online service for digital customers.

NEW YORK (

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Comcast

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announced it will offer

Xfinity TV online at no additional cost

to digital customers as a part of its nationwide rollout of the service.

The service will grant any Comcast digital customer with Internet connection anywhere in the U.S. access to almost 150,000 video choices online.

"Bolstered by the best content from top programmers and rich tools to help personalize your TV viewing experience, we've created a destination that enables customers to watch, find and manage their favorite shows and movies anytime, anywhere," said Comcast's interactive media senior vice president and general manager, Matt Strauss. "In the coming weeks, Comcast will bring even more content, functionality and ease-of-use into Xfinity TV."

Xfinity TV will offer content from leading television channels online, including programming from

Viacom's

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Nickelodeon, MTV and Comedy Central,

Discovery's

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Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and Travel Channel, as well as broadcast content from

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,

General Electric's

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NBC,

Walt Disney's

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ABC and

News Corporation's

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FOX.

The service will also allow customers to search content that is available on live television, on demand or online, and will let users remotely program one or more home DVRs.

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