SCAD, Comcast partner to cut the cord for students

- Students at the Savannah College of Art and Design will be getting free cable on their IP-enabled devices along with their room and board.

Comcast partnered with SCAD to provide the service for both their Savannah and Atlanta campuses. Xfinity On Campus offers about 80 live cable channels including broadcast channels as well as on-demand service. Students also have the option of upgrading to premium channels and services.

Comcast said in a statement sent to FOX 5 News that they are making the move to adjust to the way millennials enjoy live programming. They said they expect online viewership to surge to 145 million by 2017.

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