Comcast ditching cable boxes for Roku boxes.

 

Comcast just announced it’s plan to start bringing subscribers an alternative to cable boxes. The cable box manufacturer¬†Arris International PLC down as much as 9.3 percent to $26.05. They plan to sign up customers with a Roku instead of the X1 system to save $2.50 towards their monthly bill. With all the boxes on the market right now and Kodi/Plex spreading like wildfires, it is a smart move for all major companies to push their product this way. Amazon recently announced teaming up with tv manufacturers to have their OS pre-installed. ¬†Could be one way to cut the cord, but we will have to wait and see what kind of plans roll out with the Roku.

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