Comcast announces new WiFi parental controls feature

Comcast has launched a new home WiFi parental controls feature that enables parents to set specific time allowances for their child´s daily Internet usage at home, the company said.

The new “Active Time Alerts” feature on the Xfinity xFi platform will notify parents when their child´s WiFi usage on their home network is approaching their allotted time.

The xFi digital dashboard can be accessed via the xFi mobile app (iOS and Android), website and on the TV with the X1 voice remote. xFi is now available to Xfinity Internet customers who rent a compatible Xfinity WiFi device, and comes at no extra cost.

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