Comcast launches Watchable video service on cable, iOS, and the web


Comcast just announced the launch of its Watchable video streaming service we first learned about last month. The free, ad-supported app, now available on iOS, the web, and Comcast’s X1 set-top box, collects video programming from AwesomenessTV, BuzzFeed, Maker Studios, Machinima, NBCUniversal, Vice, The Onion, and others including Vox Media (The Verge's parent company). "Over time, we’ll add additional network partners, make the experience more personalized, and include new options to share content with friends," Comcast said in a statement. The beta release comes as telecom giants try to capture the eyeballs that've grown hooked on content from these video producers.

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