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Xfinity 3D

Xfinity 3D
Launched February 20, 2011
Closed December 16, 2014
Owned by Comcast
Picture format 1080i (3DTV)
Country United States
Language English
Availability
Cable
Xfinity by Comcast Channels vary by system and market. Check local listings.

Xfinity 3D is a 3DTV channel owned by Comcast and available exclusively on their Xfinity digital cable television service. It launched on February 20, 2011. [1]

Comcast made the decision discontinue the channel as of December 16, 2014. [2]

Programming

The first program to air was the 2011 Heritage Classic game between the Montreal Canadiens and the Calgary Flames. It was followed by MTV World Stage: Kings of Leon. The channel will also carry movies documenting African safaris, haunted castles, the depths of the ocean, the surface of the sun, the age of dinosaurs and more, along with original programming about Chinese dragon dancing and rhythmic gymnastics, for example.. [1]

Xfinity 3D also has an on-demand channel sponsored by HBO. Xfinity 3D On Demand provides customers access to movies such as Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Monsters vs. Aliens and Coraline. Other 3D titles that have been available through the VOD service include Bolt, Clash of the Titans, Despicable Me, Chicken Little and The Last Airbender.

References

  1. ^ a b Comcast To Launch 24-Hour 'Xfinity 3D' Channel Multichannel News February 17, 2011
  2. ^ Comcast To Discontinue 'XFinity 3D' Channel "Comcast 3D Service" November 28, 2014
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