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Comcast announces $20 streaming service ‘NOW TV’ with Peacock included


Comcast announced Tuesday its new streaming offering for Xfinity internet customers. Called NOW TV, the package costs $20 per month and includes a subscription to Peacock Premium as well as over 40 live channels and more than 20 free ad-supported TV (FAST) channels.
The addition of Peacock’s premium subscription — a $4.99/month value — is notable considering that Xfinity customers were told in February that the streaming service would no longer be included for free starting on June 26.
Overall, NOW TV is likely an attractive option for users who don’t want to pay for cable or other pricier live TV streaming services like Hulu Live TV, YouTube TV or Sling TV. Additionally, Xfinity offers a regular cable package, Popular TV, for $50 per month.
Live TV channels included in the NOW TV package are A&E, Afro, AMC, Animal Planet, BBC America, BBC News, Comedy.TV, Cooking, Crime + Investigation, Discovery, Discovery Life, Food Network, FYI, Great American Family, Great American Living, Get TV, Game Show Network, Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Drama, Hallmark Mo …

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