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AT&T U-Verse vs Comcast Xfinity

AT&T U-Verse is a good TV provider with plenty of channels for channel surfers. How does it compare to Comcast Xfinity? Read our comparison chart below.

AT&T U-Verse has one of the highest channel counts out of all the paid TV providers. Its highest tiered plan has more than 550+ channels to surf from. It also has a good selection of international offerings and over 200 HD channels.

While Comcast Xfinity is a cable TV provider which lets you choose to have a contract or no contract. Xfinity TV offers a combination of normal and cloud DVR. You can record your shows into your DVR machine, as well as upload it to the cloud. This lets you watch your shows on the go, which is handy if you travel.

Compare AT&T U-Verse with Comcast Xfinity, side-by-side. Read on for an in-depth look, including ratings, reviews, pros and cons.

 

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Benefits and Features

DVRAT&T's U-Verse Total Home DVR can record up to 4 shows at once. Has 500GB storage space. Paired with receivers to connect up to 4 TV sets, with a total of 4 unique streams. Larger DVR unit with 6 unique streams and 1TB storage space available.Two types of DVR services: normal and cloud DVR. Normal DVR records up to 6 shows at once, and has 500GB storage capacity. Cloud DVR records up to 60 hours. You can download recordings to your device to watch offline.
PackagesU-Basic ($19/month): 20+ channels
U-Family ($40/month): 200+ channels
U200 ($60/month): 360+ channels
U300 ($65/month): 470+ channels
U450 ($115/month): 550+ channels
Limited Basic ($28.65/month): 10+ channels
Digital Economy ($34.99/month): 100+ channels
Digital Starter ($64.99/month): 140+ channels
Digital Preferred ($84.99/month): 220+ channels
Digital Premier ($124.99/month): 260+ channels
(Prices are for packages without contract)
Cancellation$180 early termination fee per service, pro rated $15 per month. All equipments is leased and must be returned, unreturned equipment fees apply.All equipment must be returned within 30 days of termination. Unreturned equipment fees apply.
ContractUsers must sign up for a 12-month agreement to get promotional prices. Regular pricing applies in the second year.Users can choose to subscribe for a 1-year contract, or pay month-to-month
InstallationStandard professional installation included for up to 3 rooms. Additional installations cost extra.Standard professional installation fee of $60. Final bill generated after installation.
Autopay$5 discount if you sign up for autopay feature. Can be set up with bank account, credit/debit card.$5/month discount when signing up for Xfinity's Autopay and Eco-bill feature. Autopay can be set up with bank account, or debit/credit card.
Receiver FeeAdditional receiver ($10/month)HD DVR Box ($19.95/month), Additional cable box ($9.95/month).
Regional Sports FeeNo regional sports fee.Regional Sports Fee (up to $6.75/month)
 

CreditDonkey® Reviews

Sports
Price
Selection
Contract
Pros & ConsPros:
  • High channel count
  • No DVR fees
  • Good international offerings
Cons:
  • Uncertain future
  • Limited availability
Pros:
  • Combined normal and cloud DVR
  • Good on-demand selection
  • No contract
Cons:
  • Extra charges
  • Customer service
  • Not as many channels as rivals
Bottom LineGood TV provider with plenty of channels for channel surfers... Read full reviewNo contract cable TV which lets you watch recordings on the go... Read full review

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AT&T U-Verse: Pricing information including fees, features and contract length was obtained on April 12, 2018 from published websites and is believed to be accurate, but not guaranteed.

Comcast Xfinity: Pricing information including fees, features and contract length was obtained on April 12, 2018 from published websites and is believed to be accurate, but not guaranteed.

Which is Better: AT&T U-Verse or Comcast Xfinity?

Still need help deciding which tv is better? Read the in-depth reviews below. You may also be interested in comparing AT&T U-Verse or DISH.

In short: AT&T U-Verse's selection is impressive. Comcast Xfinity's contract is outstanding.


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    Comcast Xfinity Reviews

    Comcast Xfinity's cable TV service lets you choose between having a contract or no contract. They have four package options, Digital Economy (100+ channels), Digital Starter (140+ channels), Digital Preferred (220+ channels), and Digital Premier (260+ channels). Is it worth the subscription? Read on to find out.

Comments

  • Kourtney Ragusa from New Jersey
    on June 1, 2018 10:02 AM said about Comcast Xfinity:

    The ondemand feature of comcast offers much more titles. Also the technology abd set up of direct tv seems outdated.

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