Thursday, November 23

Customers of Comcast’s Xfinity X1 can access Netflix’s more than 1,200 hours of content in Ultra HD 4K

Comcast

Customers of Comcast’s Xfinity X1 can access Netflix’s more than 1,200 hours of content in Ultra HD 4K. These will include original series like Stranger Things through their cable set-top. According to Comcast, Xfinity X1 customers will need the XG1v4 set-top box to access Netflix in Ultra HD. If a movie or TV show is available in 4K, the default playback will be in 4K.

Netflix

The cable operator announced that Xfinity customers who have 4K-capable X1 devices can now browse and stream Netflix 4K movies and shows. Those include original films, documentaries, specials and series like The Crown, Narcos, Orange Is the New Black, Ozark, Mindhunter, Okja and Marvel’s Daredevil.

Access to Netflix’s Ultra HD content requires a Premium subscription which will now cost $13.99 per month after the company raised prices in the U.S. Netflix recommends an internet connection speed of at least 25 megabits per second to stream 4K titles.