Comcast Rolls Out, Tests New X1 Features

Restart notification, custom playlists, improved movie guide on offer
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Comcast has freshened up its IP-capable X1 platform with a set of experimental and commercially-launched features designed to boost the overall video experience.  

On the experimental end, offered through the Comcast Labs unit, the operator  is giving X1 subs a chance to try out two features: Restart Notification and Custom Playlists.  

The Restart Notification lets viewers know if a live program they are watching is also offered on the MSO’s video-on-demand platform that can be watched from the beginning.

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