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My fiancé loves football, and while I’ve been slowly grown more fond of it over the course of our relationship, there are certain priorities I have with my TV viewing. Sunday night for me is must-see TV. The Walking Dead and The Leftovers are two shows that I always find a way to watch live, no matter if I’m traveling or if there is football on.
Not to mention, there’s even been numerous Saturday afternoons where we have college football on the big screen, and I’ll be working on the couch with my laptop, and streaming HGTV in the background on my iPad. Everyone gets to watch exactly what they want and be still be together. And I do mean everyone…
Being able to stream every channel live is one crucial feature that XFINITY offers that Google Fiber doesn’t. Even if you only have one TV, the Cloud technology from X1, allows for you to stream channels to your devices while connected in your home, so everyone can watch exactly what they want to watch and even be in the same room with each other.
With more options becoming available, we wanted to offer our readers a breakdown at what the differences in service really are in terms of your TV viewing experience.
XFINITY vs. Google Fiber: The Breakdown on Live Streaming
|The latest episodes of the top 100 shows preloaded and ready to watch||Yes||No|
|Free TV shows and movies available On Demand||148,000+||16,000+|
|TV shows and movies available On Demand on mobile devices||21,000+||0|
|Ability to watch DVR recordings in any room||Yes||Yes|
|Download On Demand TV shows and movies to your mobile devices and watch them from anywhere, even when you’re offline||Yes||No|
|Voice remote: search for a show, get personalized recommendations and change channels using voice commands||Yes||No|
|Offers AMC, NBA TV and NHL Network||Yes||No|
Let’s be honest, AMC is a priority in this household, and if you’re a FanBolt reader – chances are you’re a Walking Dead fan too. No one wants to get spoiled with tweets and Facebook posts as to what happened on Sunday night’s episode. So do yourself a favor, and don’t give up the chance to watch it live!
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