Comcast launches campus WiFi

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Comcast Corp. launched Xfinity on Campus for students to access on-demand and live TV on WiFi-enabled tablets, laptops and smartphones.

Comcast says the service will be no additional charge on colleges with the Xfinity TV service.

Among the first participating colleges are Bridgewater College, Drexel University, Emerson College, Lasell College and the University of Delaware.

Comcast says 106 million Americans watch TV online today and that number is expected to grow to 145 million by 2017.

- Bob Fernandez