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Tivo/Comcast plans explored


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#1 OFFLINE   tstarn

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Posted 31 October 2006 - 10:50 PM

CNET story on Tivo and Comcast plans.

http://news.com.com/...tml?tag=st.prev
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Posted 01 November 2006 - 07:54 AM

"Adoption of the (DVR) technology is growing, and it will be driven largely by cable TV subscribers, according to a 2006 study by JupiterResearch. The Comcast deal is seen as a crucial step for TiVo since its most successful partnership to date, with satellite service DirecTV, has essentially ended."

Edit: Since I am about to become a Comcast sub by default, this news bodes well for me. I've had one of my two current HD DVRs, the SA 8300 HD, in use for about a year now and though they are both rock-solid in terms of dependability, in all honesty they lack some of the bells & whistles of the TiVo.

I welcome this news and look forward to comparing the two units side-by-side.

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