Comcast wants to use its network as IoT platform for smart homes

Sean Kinney | January 11, 2018

Comcast wants to use its network as IoT platform for smart homes
While it’s traditionally regarded as a cable company, Philadelphia-based Comcast provides quad-play services with its pay television, home internet, landline telephony and Xfinity Mobile services. Given this converged network footprint and existing subscriber base, it’s no surprise Comcast is looking to diversify into new areas that leverage its core value to provide new experiences to consumers. The latest is centered on the booming internet of things (IoT) space. This week Comcast announced it will provide free home automation services to some 15 million subscribers leveraging its Xfinity portfolio, which includes the X1 television and voice remote, home Wi-Fi, a home security service and it’s mobile offering. Devices from companies including August, Honeywell, Kwikset, Lutron, Nest, Tile and “dozens of others” will be compatible with the service.

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