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Sony smart TV won't allow Xfinity app to install. Can I use Roku?

I have a Sony smart tv I just purchased.  When I went to app store it says Xfinity isn't compatible with Sony.  Xfinity says they don't support SonySmiley Sad  Could I use the Roku Premiere to install Xfinity?  I am trying to stream Xfinity without paying another monthly charge for a box.  My son has a ROKU tv and streams Xfinity just fine.  Crazy that my $1000 smart tv can't.  Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Sony smart TV won't allow Xfinity app to install. Can I use Roku?

I do see an Xfinity app in the Roku channel store, so that should work for you:

https://channelstore.roku.com/details/86ee0b6bbd22c617aadd88216f2381d7/xfinity-stream-beta

You can compare various Roku models here:

https://www.roku.com/products/compare

Note that models like the Premier that say "single-band wireless" are 2.4GHz only whereas models that say "dual-band" can connect to either 2.4GHz or 5GHz Wi-Fi.  Some people care about that, some don't.  You're probably more likely to care if you plan to stream 4K, since 5GHz wireless is usually faster.

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