New store to open at 1608 Sherman Ave.
December 4, 2018 – Comcast announced today that an Xfinity Store is set to open in Evanston, IL, at 1608 Sherman Ave. around the end of 2018. The new store will give visitors hands-on experience with Xfinity’s range of products and services, from the company’s mobile phone service, Xfinity Mobile, cable TV and high-speed Internet, to its home security platform, Xfinity Home.
The store also will feature iPads and other mobile devices visitors can use to explore Xfinity’s Android and iOS apps. Apps range from: Xfinity Stream, which allows customers to watch live TV anywhere at home over WiFi, watch more than 200 live channels outside their homes, stream more than 70,000 On Demand choices on-the-go and download movies and TV shows; and Xfinity WiFi, which allows customers to search for locations of the network’s more than 19 million hotspots across the country and more than 1.7 million in the region; to xFi, which allows high-speed Internet customers to personalize and control their home networks.
“The stores are awesome places to visit and learn more about Xfinity products and services from the trained store staff,” said John Crowley, Comcast’s Greater Chicago Region senior vice president. “Visitors are welcome to come in and experience our products and services like they would at home.”
“I’m pleased to welcome Xfinity to downtown Evanston,” said Mayor Stephen Hagerty. “I think customers will be really pleased by the new design of the Xfinity store which will fit in well with the new activity in the area including Fountain Square, the new Target store, Uncle Dan’s and Colectivo Coffee. This location will make it easy for residents to get information about Xfinity’s communications and technology services, while contributing to the economic vitality of our community.”
Along with product and service demos, customers will be able to pay bills, pick up and return equipment and get assistance from trained, knowledgeable sales and service consultants. Store hours will be Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sundays from 12 to 5 p.m.
For more information about Xfinity products, services and retail stores, call 1-(800)-XFINITY or visit https://comca.st/2RBfZ79.
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