Comcast clarifies its free Xfinity Flex offer for internet-only clients

In September, Comcast announced so it will be making its Xfinity Flex television streaming package free for several of their internet-only clients. Nevertheless, as it happens that not totally all internet-only clients may be having the free offer — at least maybe maybe not straight away.

In the event that you lease your cable modem/router from Comcast, you can get the Xfinity Flex free of charge, as opposed to the need to spend the most common $5 each month leasing, and therefore offer had been effective whenever deal ended up being established. But Comcast neglected to point out that the offer ended up beingn’t quite prepared for many of their clients, which generated a notably scathing report by The Verge claiming that the offer had disguised a concealed $13 every month charge ( the total amount of the modem/router leasing).

Digital Trends contacted Comcast to get at the base for the matter. Here’s the company’s formal comment:

Whenever available later on this current year, Internet-only clients will perhaps not want to rent a gateway from Comcast to obtain Flex. Internet-only clients will be able to get Flex with all the gateway that is xfinity-compatible of selecting. (more info on suitable gear can here be found: . And Xfinity Internet-only clients who currently lease our gateway could possibly get Flex put into their account today at no cost that is additional.

Therefore, important thing? There is no need to hire your equipment from Comcast to have in from the free Xfinity Flex deal, however you can’t obtain it immediately. Comcast declined to share with us precisely whenever “later this will be, however when forced about the subject, we had been told it could be “really quickly. Continue reading