Comcast, Filipino Channel Bring Adobo Nation and Filipino Fun Day to Factoria on Feb. 28

Headshot of Michelle “Michi” Valeriano

Meet “Michi” from The Filipino Channel’s “Adobo Nation” at the Factoria Xfinity Store on Saturday, Feb. 28. Click on her picture for more about the TV program “Adobo Nation.”

Comcast has partnered with The Filipino Channel (TFC) to create a family friendly “Filipino Fun Day” event from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Xfinity store across from the Factoria Mall in Bellevue.

Comcast will feature a meet and greet with Michelle “Michi” Valeriano, from TFC’s popular show, Adobo Nation.

Valeriano will be signing autographs, and visitors will also have the chance to sample Filipino food. All attendees will be eligible to win prizes, while supplies last.

Filipino Fun Day offers a way for customers to learn about the Filipino programming offered through TFC and Filipino On Demand, as well as the many Xfinity products and services available in Western Washington.

See below for a map of the store’s location.

 

Here’s what you’ll want to know:

When:

Saturday, February 28th from 1 PM – 4 PM

Where:

Xfinity Store, 3630 Factoria Blvd SE, Bellevue, WA 98006

What:

Activities for all generations including autograph signing with “Michi” from TFC, Big Boys Filipino Food Truck, TFC giveaways and raffle prizes, Filipino On Demand demonstrations and more!

Cost:

FREE

logo of the Big Boys Filipino Food Truck

Enjoy great food from the Big Boys Filipino Food Truck. Click on the logo for more about them. (and also to get very hungry…)

“Comcast is proud to offer Filipino channels in the Northwest. We hope the community comes out to this fun event. Bring your family and friends and enjoy the local food truck too,” said Troy Giezentanner, Director of Sales and Marketing, Comcast.

Jun del Rosario, AVP-Global Content Distribution, ABS-CBN says, “Seattle has been one of the most successful markets for TFC, and we are excited to partner with Comcast and bring people together, have some fun, eat some traditional Pinoy food and have the public meet one of our show hosts.”

TFC is available on Xfinity TV Channel 241 for as low as $11.99 per month in addition to a digital cable package.  Filipino On Demand features a selection of Filipino movies, serials, concerts and special events, subtitled in English for the whole family to enjoy for $5.99 per month in addition to a subscription to a Filipino premium channel. To access Filipino On Demand, customers can go to the On Demand menu and select “Multicultural.”

Here’s a map where to find the store, which is located near the Bartell’s.

Five Reasons Why New XFINITY Store isn’t the DMV

I recently attended the grand opening of our brand new XFINITY Customer Service Center on 3630 Factoria Blvd SE in Bellevue and was struck by the fact that the center represented a completely new approach for Comcast.

In fact, our harshest critics have compared the customer experience at our older centers to waiting in line at the DMV. Ouch. Nothing against the DMV, but our goal is to create a fun, interactive  experience for our customers.

These stores are nothing like the DMV. Here is why:

1. There are no lines. No standing around to keep your place, no checking to see if your number will be called, no random conversations with the person behind you who doesn’t understand the words “too much information.”

2. You can watch the big game on a huge flat screen HD television, or wander the 3,000 square foot store interacting with the latest XFINITY products and services, while you wait.

3. There are iPads, lots and lots of iPads, loaded with cool XFINITY Apps that let you watch your favorite TV shows or even your home remotely.

4. You can pay your bill at a convenient in store kiosk or exchange that old cable box for a brand new digital video recorder that gives you the freedom to watch your favorite shows when it is convenient for you.

5. Friendly and helpful XFINITY customer service representatives are ready to answer any and all of your questions—from what’s the right XFINITY TV package for you to how our XFINITY high speed internet service stands up to the competition. They can even help you program your digital video recorder or answer questions about your bill.

The Factoria XFINITY Store is the third of its kind to open in Washington. The others are in Federal Way and Frederickson near Puyallup.  More centers are planned for later this year.

The video above caught some of the excitement of the grand opening, and also shows off the store. To see it at a slower pace, check out the slideshow below or click this link.XFINITY grand opening with Brock Huard in Bellevue, WA

Meet Brock Huard at Grand Opening of New Factoria Xfinity Store this Saturday

interior of new Xfinity Store in Factoria/BellevueAttention sports fans: this Saturday, Comcast has given you the perfect excuse to go shopping in Factoria.

ESPN Football analyst, ESPN 710 AM radio host and former Husky quarterback Brock Huard will be signing autographs from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at our brand new Xfinity Store at 3630 Factoria Blvd. SE in Bellevue. Huard will help us celebrate the grand opening, which will include a special check presentation ceremony to Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission to support its computer learning center at 3800 S. Othello Street in Seattle.

The new interactive store is the first of its kind on the Eastside and provides customers with an opportunity to explore, learn about and interact directly with the latest XFINITY products and services.

In addition, customers will receive personalized service from knowledgeable Comcast Sales Consultants and more time-saving offerings, including self-service kiosks for quick bill pay and a new queuing system that allows customers to explore and be entertained while waiting for service.

Here are the important details about Saturday’s grand opening:

WHAT: Comcast will unveil its new XFINITY™ Store that will serve Bellevue and surrounding areas.
WHO: Brock Huard–ESPN Football Analyst, ESPN 710 AM radio host and former University of   Washington and Seattle Seahawks quarterback; Dave Mitchell, Chief Operating Officer, Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission; and Len Rozek, Comcast Senior Vice President, Comcast.
WHEN: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013.
WHERE: XFINITY Store, 3630 Factoria Blvd SE, Bellevue, WA 98006

The 3000 -square-foot store will be open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m and Sunday Noon – 4 p.m.
Here’s a map where to find the store (it’s near the Bartell’s.

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