Comcast says TV Everywhere use has reached 30% of Xfinity TV subscriber base

Comcast's (NASDAQ: CMCSA) XFinity TV Go platform continues to gain traction with subscribers. The company revealed that more than 30 percent of its Xfinity TV customers are now using its authenticated TV Everywhere app to watch shows, representing about 20 percent year-over-year growth.

In addition, the company has expanded the number of live channels available on it Xfinity TV Go platform to more than 70, with the recent additions of AMC, Showtime and BBC America, among other networks.

Comcast also says Xfinity TV subscribers who use TV Everywhere apps and websites consume an average of about 7 hours of authenticated multiscreen content each month, up nearly 40 percent from the year-ago period.

The company's Xfinity TV Go app for Android and Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) devices has been downloaded more than 11 million times.

Despite Comcast's continued growth with its TV Everywhere initiative, programmers like CBS and HBO have expressed growing impatience with TVE and have launched their own OTT multiscreen services.

For more:
- read this Comcast press release

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