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Comcast Xfinity X1 Adds Cinedigm’s CONtv and Docurama to VOD Lineup

April 26, 2019 / TODD SPANGLER

Comcast’s Xfinity X1 now offers Cinedigm’s subscription-based video services CONtv and Docurama, continuing the expansion of the cable operator’s internet-delivered entertainment options. CONtv, priced at $4.99 per month, offers a selection of classic cult films and series, and Docurama ($2.99 per month) provides a library of documentaries. The two Cinedigm properties follow the launch of the company’s faith-based network the Dove Channel on X1 last year.For Comcast, the addition of the two Cinedigm channels furthers its strategy of becoming the one-stop-shop for all video — to be the “input A” to the TV, so subscribers don’t have to switch to another device like a Roku or Apple TV. It now offers Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Prime Video, Tubi, Real Vision and CuriosityStream in its X1 app lineup. In the first quarter of 2019, Comcast lost a net 107,000 residential video subscribers, to stand at 20,852 million at the end of the period. CONtv o...