XfinityComcast will update its mobile video app and rebrand it as Xfinity TV Go as soon as this week or next, The Verge has learned. Currently known as Xfinity TV Player, the new app will launch on both Android and iOS, offering a selection of roughly 35 live TV channels in addition to the library of on-demand shows and movies that subscribers currently have access to. Comcast’s other mobile app, Xfinity TV Remote, will continue to be offered separately and offers remote control of the company’s set-top boxes. A Comcast spokesperson confirmed the update. The full list of launch channels for live streaming through Xfinity TV Go focuses on news, sports, and children’s programming, including BBC World News, beIN Sport, beIN Sport Español, Big Ten Network, CNBC, CNN, Disney Channel and more. More channels are expected in the future.

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