Comcast says new app will simplify task of managing bar and restaurant TVs.


Comcast Business unveiled enhancements to the X1 for Business entertainment platform with a new mobile app that simplifies the way businesses – including bars and restaurants.

The Xfinity TV Remote App enables staff at bars, restaurants, gyms, retail stores, waiting rooms and lobbies to manage up to 16 TVs at once using a single smartphone or tablet – eliminating the need for separate remotes to control TVs.

X1 for Business, launched earlier this year, offers simplified search and navigation, voice control, sports content companion called the X1 Sports App that provides customers with sports updates with team and player profiles, statistics and real-time, game-specific data.

“2019 has been a banner year for sports – from the U.S. Woman’s Soccer Team winning the world cup to Tiger Woods’ historic comeback at the Master’s,” said Christian Nascimento, vice president product and premise services, Comcast Business. “The Xfinity TV Remote App helps our business customers go beyond traditional, slow channel surfing so they don’t miss a second serving their customers.”

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Comcast Business is the nation’s largest cable provider to small and mid-size businesses and has made inroads into services for large businesses.

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