A new report out this afternoon from CNBC describes how Apple gets third-parties to sell more of its products, sometimes at subsidized prices. In the case of Comcast and Charter, Apple has reportedly used leverage from deals with the companies’ mobile divisions to require specific sales of its iPad and Apple TV.
Comcast Stories June 13
Comcast Stories February 28
Xfinity irresponsibly using 0000 as default PIN, hacker steals customer’s phone number and buys a Mac
In the latest episode of consumers affected by tech companies’ security flaws, Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile wireless service was found to be setting customer PINs by default to 0000. As reported by The Washington Post (via The Verge) one of the users who had their phone number stolen because of Xfinity’s weak PIN default even saw a hacker purchase an Apple computer with his credit card.
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Comcast Stories July 2, 2018
Comcast alerts Xfinity Mobile customers of increased video and hotspot restrictions
Xfinity Mobile, Comcast’s wireless service that uses Verizon’s network is sending out emails to customers ahead of new restrictions for video and hotspot data use.
Comcast Stories April 20, 2017
Comcast rolling out promised Apple Pay bill payments on iPhone for Xfinity customers
Earlier this year Apple CEO Tim Cook shared that Comcast is introducing bill payments via Apple Pay, and today an update to Comcast’s Xfinity account management app is rolling out with the new feature.
Comcast Stories April 6, 2017
Comcast has shared today that it will be launching an unlimited wireless plan later this year. This move will make the company the first major cable provider in the US to offer wireless service as it looks to expand its business.
Comcast Stories March 28, 2017