Daily Archives: Friday, February 24, 2012

The Road Ahead For TiVo

I mentioned my conversation last Friday with TiVo’s Public Relations Manager, Jessica Loebig, and VP & GM of Product Marketing, Jim Denney, in my posts on the transcoding box and the IP STB, but we discussed more than those two … Continue reading

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TiVo To Launch IP-Only STB This Summer

During Thursday’s financial call, TiVo President & CEO Tom Rogers surprised a number of people when he said: “By the end of the summer we’ll further that lead with the addition of an IP-based set top box.” But this really … Continue reading

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Blockbuster On Demand Abruptly Pulled From TiVo And Other Platforms

Last Thursday, just after returning from my honeymoon, I received this as a tip from a reader, William: Dear William, We have some good news and some bad news. The bad news is that, as of 3/31/12, the Blockbuster app … Continue reading

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WOW! Gets Moxi, Retail Loses It – Thus The Balance Is Maintained

While EchoStar might be struggling with Aria, ARRIS is doing better with Moxi. They’ve placed the ARRIS Whole Home Solution with WideOpenWest Networks, aka WOW!. WOW! is a mid-size MSO, just a bit larger than RCN. The ARRIS Whole Home … Continue reading

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The Fat Lady Sings For Aria At CableOne

EchoStar just hasn’t had much luck with their Aria solution for cable. They’ve been trying to market CableCARD products to cable MSOs for a while now, including SlingLoaded models, but they haven’t been able to get much traction. Last summer … Continue reading

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