Comcast Rolls Out iPhone App

By Andrew Gauthier 


Comcast has just jumped on the iPhone bandwagon with the “Comcast Mobile App” now available for free download from the iTunes App Store.

The program gives Comcast subscribers access to Digital Voice features such as voicemail, contact management (you can sync your iPhone contacts with your Comcast contacts), and call forwarding from your home phone to your iPhone. You also have access to your Comcast e-mail with both e-mail messages and voicemail messages under one SmartZone tab.


As for TV features, theres a built-in TV guide feature that allows you to favorite certain shows and e-mail them to friends. It works well but the lack of a remote DVR feature a la TiVo is a painful omission–both for Comcast in general and for this app. Itd be great to cruise the TV guide and just click a record this show button to have it waiting for you when you get home. More…