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Comcast Corp.unveiled Xfinity Prepaid Services, a new pay-as-you-go offering, which will be initiallyintroduced in five states later in 2016.

Xfinity Prepaid Services will allow users to sign up for televisionor an internet service and "refill" their subscription any time for aperiod of seven or 30 days, the company said July 21. Users can sign up withoutthe requirement of a credit check or contract.

The five states are Illinois, Michigan, Georgia, Florida andIndiana. Comcast will roll out the service across its entire footprint by the endof 2017.

Also, Xfinity Prepaid will be available at select Boost Mobilelocations later this year under a deal with the Sprint Corp.-owned prepaid brand and at all 4,400 Boost Mobilelocations within Comcast's service area by the end of 2017.