The new Xumo Stream Box has launched to Charter Spectrum households and soon will be available to Comcast Xfinity customers.

Xumo is a video entertainment joint venture between Comcast and Charter. Stream Box is the latest device built on the Comcast Entertainment Operating System that Xumo uses.

“Watching TV was designed to be a relaxing, lean-back experience, but today’s fractured entertainment landscape has added a level of complexity that makes finding something to watch more burdensome for consumers,” Xumo President Marcien Jenckes said in a press release.

“When we started Xumo, we set out with the ambition to take the decades of entertainment experience and technical innovation from Comcast and Charter and build a complete entertainment experience that breaks down the streaming silos and makes TV easy again.”

Xumo Stream Box features include:

  • Live video at startup from the device’s primary video service app, which could be Spectrum TV, Xfinity Stream or Xumo Play. A built-in channel guide makes browsing seamless.
  • The ability to access hundreds of subscription-based and ad-supported streaming apps, including Apple TV+, Disney+, Hulu, Max, Netflix, Peacock, Pluto, Prime Video, Tubi, Xumo Play and more.
  • A “curated” approach blending AI-driven personalization and human-led editorial recommendations designed to help subscribers find content without moving in and out of apps.
  • Voice technology allowing customers to discover content quickly from available apps and services with a simple command into the remote.
  • “My List” capability to enable multiple lists of favorite shows and movies regardless of where that content lives or whether it’s live or on-demand.

The Xumo Stream Box joins other devices – including Sky Glass and Sky Stream – that are built on the Entertainment OS.

New Charter Spectrum customers will receive a Xumo Stream Box free for one year. Additional devices are available for a service fee and are available for purchase.

In April, 2022, Comcast and Charter entered into a joint venture aimed at developing a streaming platform, branded devices and smart TVs. The initiative was given the name Xumo in November.

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