The TV will be used for watching movies in a controlled environment, directly in front, in a home theater way.
Mostly only high quality content, like Blu-rays, UHD Blu-rays, streaming and a little bit of HDR. The TV will be used in to watch TV shows, in a bright room during the day, from multiple viewing positions at different angles.
It is designed to consume relatively few resources and to boot quickly from flash memory.
That functionality is an optional, extra installation, but it allows the streaming box to present local content right alongside streaming services through the same interface. Other cable providers are also offering bonus streaming incentives to keep subscribers on board.
For an extra per month, Comcast Xfinity subscribers can watch current AMC shows, movies, and extras online with mobile devices using AMC Premiere.
However, nothing is immune from the march of technological progress, and the future of TV is streaming TV services.
Whether it’s watching old favorites like But since the only thing the internet hasn’t disrupted is capitalism, there are a bunch of streaming TV services out there competing to get cable customers to cut the cord.