Students who live on campus can now watch live TV, On Demand & recorded programming across multiple devices.
BOCA RATON, Fla (September 27, 2018) –Today, Comcast announced that it would be bringing its Xfinity On Campus service to Florida Atlantic 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 excited to bring Xfinity on Campus to Florida Atlantic University and for students to be able to enjoy all of their favorite entertainment at their convenience, across devices and anywhere on campus,” said Rafael Visbal, vice president of commercial development for Comcast’s Florida Region.
Students can also upgrade their Xfinity On Campus accounts to include a selection of premium channels, including HBO, Showtime and STARZ, as well as the Sports Entertainment Package.
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 are dedicated to providing students with both a strong educational foundation and the best in student life amenities,” said Raymond Gordon, director of housing and residential education at FAU. “Xfinity On Campus provides our student body with the ability to relax and view their favorite shows and movies from virtually anywhere on campus on the device of their choice.”
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://comca.st/2xGGaSc, 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://comca.st/2xG3tM2 and logging in with their student credentials.
About Florida Atlantic University
Florida Atlantic University was founded in 1961, in Boca Raton on an 850-acre site located near the Atlantic Ocean. The campus is conveniently located halfway between Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale and offers a broad range of academic programs, activities, and services.
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation’s 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 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.