Today in California, Comcast will launch a new feature in the XFINITY My Account app called "Tech ETA" that gives customers an estimated 30-minute window for when a technician will arrive for scheduled service.

"We know that our customers' time is valuable," said Hank Fore, Regional Senior Vice President of Comcast's California Region. "We want to help them better plan their day when they have an appointment scheduled. We're giving our customers more convenient mobile and digital ways to interact with us - we want to fit into their lives and not the other way around."

Comcast customers no longer need to call to reconfirm an appointment or guess when a technician is on the way. Tech ETA will show when the technician is "en route" and has arrived at your home. Customers can even see the tech's name and photo, so they know exactly who to expect at their door.

Striving to eliminate wait time for customers, Comcast also narrowed its appointment windows from 4 hours to 2 hours and is working hard to be on time for every technician appointment. In 2016, Comcast achieved a 97 percent on-time arrival rate. And if the arrival time is late, Comcast credits the customer's account with $20.

Comcast is in the midst of a multiyear effort to transform customer service and customer experience. From investments in technology and training, to hiring 5,500 new U.S.-based customer service employees, to new customer tools and billing enhancements, to store renovations - the entire company is engaged in this mission. Tech ETA is an example of the work Comcast is doing simplify the experience and make customers' lives easier.

Customers can access Tech ETA on the My Account Android and iOS app.

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About Comcast Cable

Comcast Cable is the nation's largest video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand and also provides these services to businesses under the Comcast Business brand. Comcast has invested in technology to build an advanced network that delivers among the fastest broadband speeds, and brings customers personalized video, communications and home management offerings. Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq:  CMCSA,  CMCSK) is a global media and technology company. Visit for more information.

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