announced a new service called Xfinity Mobile. In its announcement, the company revealed that this new service would be a competitor to the likes of Google Project Fi, US Cellular, AT&T, and T-Mobile. Shortly after the announcement, the service was available in select markets for a soft launch. Starting today, the new wireless network offered by Comcast is finally available to all users throughout the United States.
Xfinity Mobile automatically switches connection between Verizon's 4G LTE network and one of the 18 million Wi-Fi Hotspots offered by Comcast. Because of this automatic shift, users can enjoy continuous connection as compared to other competitors who have limited data usage.
If you're currently an Xfinity subscriber, you just need to visit the company's new mobile website so you can get started with the service. After that, you can get a monthly data package plan for $45 per month per line, which already comes with unlimited talk, text, and data usage. Up to five lines can be added under this plan.
Another option is to get the $12 per GB a month a la carte plan where you only get charged for data you actually used. You'll get 100MB of shared data across your lines, initially. In a way, this can be compared with the structure of Project Fi. But instead of getting credit for unused data, Xfinity charges another $12 when you exceed the mark. If you're likely to go over 3GB per month, it may be better to opt for the unlimited option since it can come out cheaper.
If you are interested in signing up with Xfinity Mobile's service, you can use it with the following devices:
- Apple iPhone 6s
- Apple iPhone 6s Plus
- Apple iPhone 7
- Apple iPhone 7 Plus
- Apple iPhone SE
- LG X Power
- Samsung Galaxy S7
- Samsung Galaxy S8