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Directivo will still be a choice after the merger!!!
Posted 08 April 2002 - 07:16 PM
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Posted 08 April 2002 - 08:49 PM
Keep America Beautiful, Ban Verizon From Your Home!
Down With Verizon!
Posted 09 April 2002 - 04:58 AM
No mention of the 721 on Charlie Chat last night........
Posted 09 April 2002 - 06:25 AM
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Posted 15 April 2002 - 11:00 AM
For good reason, I never criticize someone until I've walked a mile in their shoes. If they don't like what I say, what're they gonna' do? I'm a mile away. And they have no shoes!
Posted 15 April 2002 - 12:53 PM
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Posted 23 April 2002 - 06:44 PM
Originally posted by John Corn
AllieVi, I've read where the Series2 TiVo's are showing up now at Best Buys......I haven't seen a thing regarding DirectTiVo's.
Directv sent out an official press release about their increased partnership with TiVo, and the scheduled Q3 release of Series II DirecTiVos, a couple of months ago. Here's the link -
Posted 23 April 2002 - 07:21 PM
(I would never want to sit at that table, its the one the wrestlers alwasy go through!)
I get the feeling the sercurity system which will be in place after the merger will be DirecTV's, this way the Tivos and Ultimate TV's can live, plus its been leaked out that the older Dish Receivers can have their security electronicly updated and can use DirecTV's security.
Posted 23 April 2002 - 08:16 PM
1) Echostar hires RCA to make receivers which work with either system.
2) Directv's announcement of an even closer partnership with TiVo and upcoming release of Series II DirecTiVos.
3) Charlie Ergan's own positive comments on the future of Tivo and UltimateTV service.
Add to this the bottom-line economic reality of receiver swaps (upgrading as many current E* receivers by download as possible then handing out a few new Directv receivers VS. manufacturing and shipping enough Dish Network receivers to replace 15,000,000 Directv receivers ) makes me feel fairly confident in the future of my DirecTiVos
Posted 23 April 2002 - 09:27 PM
Posted 24 April 2002 - 04:07 AM
Originally posted by Mark
I think that Charlie has a role to play in the new DirecTV cards. Note - their no longer using CAS by News Corp (Echostar and News Corp aren't exactly friends:) ). I think he's trying to see if the DSS setup can be made secure enough for his wants, and if it can he's going to use it.
These decisions were already made many many months ago, which would naturally pre-date the deal with RCA. I'd link the DBSForums thread, but they're still down.
This scenario was hotly argued by E* subs at DBSForums for awhile. I'm glad Charlie is now easing out the news to Joe Consumer.
I never heard that older E* receivers could be converted. Tat is interesting, and could be good news for the 6000 owners.