Comcast Launches Internet-Only Streaming Service
Comcast has announced Flex, a streaming service for its Internet-only customers.
Flex is aimed at Comcast customers who don’t subscribe to the company’s cable and video services, according to Variety. With Flex, Comcast customers can stream and purchase shows and films. Comcast will also make free, ad-supported services available via the service, which will be available to customers in the regions in which it already operates.
Subscribers will be able to gain access to apps they already subscribe to as well as more than 10,000 free online movies and TV shows from such entities as ESPN3, Xumo, Pluto, Tubi TV, Cheddar and YouTube. Netflix. Amazon Prime Video, HBO and Showtime would be among the services customers with subscriptions could access. Subscribers will have the option to upgrade to Comcast’s live video service.
Subscribers to Flex will be charged $5 a month, and the service will launch on March 26.