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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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More Details on Time Warner Cable’s Subsidized Slingbox Emerge

More details have emerged regarding Time Warner Cable’s plans to subsidize customer Slingbox purchases. The information confirms and expands upon what was previously reported. The subsidy will take the form of a rebate on the Slingbox PRO-HD, up to the … Continue reading

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Cut the Cord, Pay Less for TiVo

Dave Zatz noticed a seeming stealth promotion by TiVo to appeal to cord cutters – those who abandon cable and satellite to turn to free OTA broadcasts tuned via antenna and/or over-the-top broadband content. While the normal monthly rate for … Continue reading

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ONO Bets on TiVo to Reverse Subscriber Slide

It looks like it is a good thing that ONO is on track to launch TiVo in Spain come September, they’re counting on the premium service to reverse a slide in subscriber count. While they’re the largest cable operator in … Continue reading

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DVRs in over 51% of US households by 2016

According to a report from MagnaGlobal, as reported in Broadcasting & Cable, 51.3% of US households will have a DVR in 2016, compared to 34.7% at the end of the first quarter. That’s 63.1 million households, up from today’s 40.5 … Continue reading

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