Williamsport – Comcast announced that it would be bringing its Xfinity On Campus service to Lycoming College, allowing students to watch live TV, On Demand, and recorded content on their IP-enabled devices, including laptops, tablets, and smartphones. The service is included with room and board for students living in on-campus housing.
Xfinity On Campus brings more than 100 live channels, including every major broadcast network, as well as channels like AMC, Bravo, ESPN, FX, and MTV through Comcast’s Xfinity Stream app and portal. The service also includes access to thousands of current season TV shows and hit movies via Xfinity On Demand. While off campus, students can use the Xfinity Stream app to login and access TV Everywhere programming that’s part of their subscription.
“Although Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the country, we are continuing to enhance the student experience around a 21 st-century education, and that includes modern accommodations for the more than 87 percent of students who live on campus,” said Robert L. Dunkleberger, Chief Information Officer for Lycoming College.
“Xfinity On Campus will expand existing student life amenities while living and learning at Lycoming College, helping students enjoy a ‘home-like’ feeling while they are pursuing an education,” Dunkelberger continued.
“We’re excited to bring Xfinity on Campus to Lycoming College and to give even more students the ability to enjoy their favorite entertainment across devices whenever it is convenient for them,” said Toni Murphy, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Comcast’s Keystone Region.
Xfinity On Campus is cost-effective for a college to maintain, according to Comcast. To register for the service, students can visit https://xfinityoncampus.com, type in their school name and authenticate with their student username and password.
Once registered, students can watch their programming anytime by downloading the Xfinity Stream app or by visiting https://tv.xfinity.com and logging in with their student credentials.
Students can also upgrade their Xfinity On Campus accounts to include a selection of premium channels, including HBO, Showtime and STARZ, as well as the Sports Entertainment Package.