Students who live on campus can now watch live TV,
On Demand & recorded programming across devices
MIAMI – November 15, 2018 – Comcast announced its Xfinity On Campus service is now available at St. Thomas 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 give students the ability to enjoy their favorite entertainment, from live TV to the most popular shows and movies, through Xfinity On Campus, which continues to evolve to meet the needs of how this generation likes to view content – across devices and anytime and anywhere” 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 not only providing students with a strong educational foundation, but with the best in student life amenities,” said Richard McNab, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs & Director of Housing at St. Thomas University. “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/2QNBod7, 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/2QPpv6o and logging in with their student credentials.
About St. Thomas University
The only Catholic Archdiocesan-sponsored University in Florida, St. Thomas University (https://comca.st/2QPpuiQ) places an institutional emphasis on social justice and ethical behavior, and provides its globally diverse student body with low student/teacher ratios. The private, non-profit university offers more than 45 undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate degrees at its 144-acre campus in Miami Gardens, Fla., and through distance learning, including one of the oldest (and highly ranked) undergraduate programs in Sports Administration in the country.