Next month Comcast will turn off the Xbox 360 app Netflix hated

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When it launched in 2012, Comcast’s Xfinity Xbox 360 app became a lightning rod for controversy. That’s because to some (like Netflix CEO Reed Hastings) it was a symbol of the cable giant’s abuse of network neutrality by streaming video that didn’t count against its own bandwidth caps. Since then, the app hasn’t quite turned the video market on its head, Comcast failed to acquire Time Warner Cable, Netflix grew by a few (tens of millions of) customers and now users report the ISP has sent emails out indicating the Xfinity app will disappear September 1st. Windows Central contacted Comcast via Twitter and heard back that “We are removing this to make way for new updates and improvements to our online experience for customers.”

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