Comcast Compared to DIRECTV
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Comcast is one of the largest mass media and communications companies in the world. They provide cable, Internet and phone services to consumers and businesses around the country under the XFINITY brand. Home automation services are also provided in addition to the Comcast packages the service provider is mostly known for.
Comcast Cable TV, high-speed Internet, voice and home management services are offered to consumers across the country. Business class solutions are also featured for businesses of varying sizes and government entities.
Comcast Cable TV
Multiple cable packages, On Demand, Apps, DVR, and XFINITY Streampix® are just some of the features offered by this service provider.
- Packages – Multiple options to choose from with hundreds of channels.
- On Demand – Access to a selection of current shows and movies.
- TV Apps – Lets customers use smartphones and tablets as TVs.
- DVR – Control the action on the screen and record programs.
- XFINITY Streampix® - Access to thousands of movies and entire seasons of shows.
Features multiple packages with varying speeds, Constant Guard® service and XFINITY Connect.
- Speeds – Different packages with some offering speeds up to 105 Mbps.
- Constant Guard® - Password protection, identity protection, and more.
- XFINITY Connect – Check XFINITY email, manage calendar, stay up-to-date with social media.
Multiple phone plans offering nationwide options and popular calling features that include:
- 3-Way Calling
- Call Forwarding
- Caller ID
- Call Screening
- Repeat Dialing
- Anonymous Call Rejection
Home Security and Management
XFINITY Home – Secure 300 and XFINITY Home – Secure 350 are some of the options offered. Each features home security and energy saving services as well as equipment.
- 24/7 Monitoring
- Home Control
- Touch Screen Controller
- Door or Window Sensors
- Motion Sensor
- Wireless Keypad
Business class Internet, phone and TV services are offered to commercial customers in participating states. Some offers and bundles are also featured, though these may vary with location. These industry solutions can apply to a number of different areas including hospitality, healthcare, education, retail, financial services, professional services, manufacturing and even government agencies.
Security services are available for helping businesses combat online threats. These help protect against network intrusion and provide a level of security for businesses regarding their clients and their information online.
You can learn more about Comcast Cable TV and other services offered in the following states. Click a link to find out about Comcast packages and services in these states.
Making an informed decision with service providers
Do the research before signing on for Comcast packages. The services they provide may not be the best fit for your home or business. It's also important to remember that there are other options when it comes to service providers. You can learn more about how this service provider compares to DIRECTV in the following rundown.
Sources and Research
Data Collected 03/26/2014 from http://www.comcast.com/