The 2012 Summer Olympics in London will have unprecedented coverage
thanks to new technology allowing fans to see every medal, every event.
Ray Child, from Comcast explains how to catch all the action.
Don’t miss a minute of your favorite Olympic competitions – with Comcast’s
Xfinity TV you don’t have to! Xfinity offers customers multiplatform content
for NBCUniversal’s coverage of the London 2012 Olympic Games to
commence on Wednesday, July 25 through Sunday, August 12. Designed to
provide video subscribers with access to NBCUniversal’s more than 5,535
hours of unprecedented Olympic programming, this offering represents the
largest number of total Olympics hours ever. Xfinity TV will offer
NBCUniversal’s Olympic content live and on-demand, across multiple digital,
mobile and tablet platforms, and for the first time ever, the Games will be
available in 3D.
NBCUniversal’s Olympics Experience on Xfinity Includes:
· NBCOlympics.com: NBCOlympics.com will live stream more
programming hours, including Olympic events and coverage from NBC Sports
Network, MSNBC, CNBC and Bravo, for the first time ever, so that Xfinity TV
customers can easily verify their subscriptions and watch Olympic coverage
live online at no additional charge.
· Mobile and Tablet Apps: NBCUniversal will offer two apps for
tablet viewing. The NBC Olympics Live Extra app will be available to verified
Xfinity TV customers and will offer the same live streaming and event replays
available via NBCOlympics.com/LiveExtra. The NBC Olympics app will include
short-form highlights, schedules, results, columns and more and will also
link to the NBC Olympics Live Extra app. In addition, Xfinity TV customers
can take advantage of the second screen experience through the Xfinity TV
app, on iOS and Android devices, featuring similar tools like
Xfinity.com/NBCOlympics – in the convenience of a mobile app.
· On Demand: NBCUniversal is making Olympic highlights and
rewinds available via Xfinity TV’s Video-On-Demand service. Watch
NBCUniversal’s more than 1,000 total Olympic pre-Games and in-Game
entertainment choices, including all medal events and 240 full event replays,
as well as Bob Costas’ daily recaps and highlights from the Games.
· 3D: Panasonic Corporation of North America and the NBC
have partnered to make the London 2012 Olympic Games available in 3D to
Xfinity TV customers. The effort will produce 242 hours of coverage and
mark the first time that the Olympic Games will be distributed in the U.S. in
3D. The 3D broadcasts will be shown on next-day delay and will span
multiple competitions throughout the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games.
· Specialty Channels: Dedicated 24/7 basketball and soccer
available to Xfinity TV customers, and will total 770 hours of NBC’s HD
coverage. Additionally, all men’s soccer matches and Team USA women’s
soccer matches will be available in Spanish via SAP.
And now, you can watch the Olympics interactively with friends and family
across the country! With Skype on Xfinity, customers who subscribe to the
service are now able to make and receive video calls from their TV in HD
picture quality, as well as send and receive instant messages via Skype while
watching TV at the same time. For more information, visit
In addition to offering quick, easy and convenient ways for our customers to
watch all the Olympic coverage, we’re also committed to providing an
outstanding customer experience with the Comcast Customer Guarantee.
The Guarantee includes:
· We will give you a 30-day, money-back guarantee, on Xfinity TV, voice or
high speed services.
· We value your time, and will schedule appointments at your convenience.
We will always be on time within your appointment window –
· Customer service is available to you 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week.
· And if we need to come to your home to provide service, we will solve
routine issues in one visit – guaranteed.
For more information customers can call 1-800-Comcast, or go to www.comcast.com.