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#1 OFFLINE   Mark



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Posted 08 March 2003 - 07:24 PM

Now that I have a HDVR2 and use Tivo, What if they go down the tubes?

Two people I have talked to say they will not make it through the year.

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#2 OFFLINE   geneb11



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Posted 08 March 2003 - 11:56 PM

sounds like you were talking to someone who doesn't have a Tivo.

#3 OFFLINE   raj2001



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Posted 09 March 2003 - 08:08 AM

Originally posted by Mark
Now that I have a HDVR2 and use Tivo, What if they go down the tubes?

Two people I have talked to say they will not make it through the year.


Oh please. That's just a rumor. There is no hard and factual evidence that anything of the sort is going to happen. As a matter of fact, TiVo and DirecTV are already going ahead with plans for greater things, like the Home Media Option (TiVo only) and pretty soon HDTiVo.

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Posted 22 March 2003 - 06:17 AM

And those two probably have ReplayTV or Dish PVRs...

It's Replay that has the more uncertain future with SB filing BK yesterday.

#5 OFFLINE   Wedgecon



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Posted 23 March 2003 - 05:04 PM

DirecTivo's are fully supported by DirecTV, if Tivo were to go under nothing would change except that for the fact that Tivo would no longer be getting their demographic information.

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Posted 28 March 2003 - 04:55 PM

Also, Replay was purchased by the Denon/Marantz company, so the customers aren't going to miss a blink of TV or service.

It would be the same for Tivo.

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#7 OFFLINE   ADent



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Posted 09 April 2003 - 01:36 AM

Um that deal fell thru. Replay is going to auction (where presumably D&M could be a bidder).

If TiVo goes under the DTiVo units will continue to work for quite awhile, probably 'forever'. The DTiVo is now under DTV control.

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