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Comcast clarifies its xfinity that is free Flex for internet-only clients

In September, Comcast announced so it will be making its Xfinity Flex television box that is streaming for many of their internet-only customers. Nonetheless, as it happens that not all the internet-only clients is supposed to be obtaining the free offer — at least perhaps perhaps maybe not immediately.

In the event that you lease your cable modem/router from Comcast, you can get the Xfinity Flex 100% free, in place of the need to spend the most common $5 each month leasing, and that offer ended up being effective once the deal ended up being established. But Comcast neglected to point out that the offer ended up beingn’t quite prepared for several of their clients, which resulted in a notably scathing report by The Verge claiming that the offer had disguised a concealed $13 each month charge ( the quantity of the modem/router leasing).

Digital Trends contacted Comcast to make it to the bottom of this matter. Here’s the company’s formal comment:

Whenever available later on in 2010, Internet-only clients will likely not have to rent a gateway from Comcast to obtain Flex. Internet-only clients should be able to get Flex with all the Xfinity-compatible gateway of the selecting. (more info on suitable gear can be located here: . And Xfinity Internet-only customers who currently lease our gateway could possibly get Flex included with their account today at no cost that is additional.

Therefore, main point here? You certainly do not need to hire your equipment from Comcast to obtain in in the free Xfinity Flex deal, you can’t have it straight away. Comcast declined to share with us precisely whenever “later this could be, however when pressed about the subject, we had been told it will be “really quickly. (more…)