TiVo on Comcast $2.95 a month?

Comcast chat

TiVo Blog discovered this image uploaded to Flickr today which appears to be a screen-capture of a chat between a customer and a Comcast support rep. In the chat the rep stared “…we do have a cost of $2.95 for the TiVo service on all your DVR boxes that you have in your home.” The way I read that would be $2.95 per household, for any number of DVRs. But I could see it as $2.95 per box as well. In any case, this is the first time I can recall seeing any pricing out of Comcast.

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  • JDC

    Just to clarify, I think this is for the cable card way of getting Tiv (using a Tivo box, not Comcastt’s new service that isn’t available yet). I called to ask and they told me $2.95 as well, and that’s when I asked more questiones and realized they weren’t talking about the same thing as I was. I figured something was up when they told me to call the 1800 Tivo phone number to buy a box from them. Sigh.

  • http://www.gizmolovers.com/ MegaZone

    TiVo confirmed that it is $2.95 a month to add the TiVo software to the existing Comcast DVR, and it is not related to CableCARD. This is the ‘up charge’ to get TiVo software instead of the normal DVR software on the Motorola box.

  • JDC

    Wow. That’s the deal of the century then.