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Author: Dave Schafer

What Is Xfinity and How Is It Different from Comcast?

You’ve probably heard of Comcast—and you’ve probably also heard of Xfinity, especially if you frequent our site. You may have also seen some confusing branding, like “Comcast Xfinity” or “Xfinity by Comcast.” Sometimes the two names are even used interchangeably. So what’s the deal? Are Xfinity and Comcast the same thing? At their root, yes. Think of them as two heads of the same beast. We’ll get into more details in a minute. So did Xfinity purchase Comcast? Well, no. Xfinity was formed by Comcast in 2010 to—ironically—try and avoid confusion as Comcast expanded its brand. Why’s that ironic?...

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