Xfinity On Campus Enrolls 36 More Schools, Adds Cloud DVR

Comcast said more 36 schools have joined Xfinity On Campus, its IP-delivered TV service for college students, as the fall semester gets underway.

Comcast launched Xfinity On Campus commercially about two years ago, and added 27 schools to the mix last fall.

New school joining the mix this fall include Northeastern University, University of Notre Dame, Temple University, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania, University of Southern Mississippi, Villanova University and California State University, Fresno. Xfinity On Campus now delivers service on 63 locations. Here’s the current list of XoC partners.

Xfinity On Campus, a service that is underpinned by Comcast’s X1 platform, is currently offered on Web browsers and iOS and Android mobile devices. It’s designed to run on a campus’s managed, closed network, but the service also supports some TV Everywhere fare via the service’s newly app that supports the on-campus service as well as TVE content that's avaialble when students are on the go. 

In addition to live TV and VOD, Comcast has also added a cloud DVR component to the Xfinity On Campus offering.