Tag Archives: DVR

TiVo Targets Smaller MSOs & Confirms Canal Digital Deal Is Dead

Back in March I spotted a news article that seemed to indicate TiVo’s deal with Conax to bring the TiVo experience to Canal Digital’s Scandinavian satellite customers might have fizzled out. And last month at The Cable Show TiVo confirmed … Continue reading

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DISH Network Hopper Ad Campaign

I won’t go into the product features of the DISH Network Hopper, since I’ve already done that, this post is about the ad campaign. I’ve seen three TV spots for the Hopper so far – which are the three they’ve … Continue reading

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Virgin Media TiVo Gets BBC Red Button Functionality

Last month Virgin Media promised BBC Red Button support would deploy in April – and they’ve delivered on that promise: We’re very happy to announce that BBC Red Button is now available to Virgin Media TiVo customers. The features available … Continue reading

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DISH Network’s Hopper Whole-Home DVR Now Available

DISH Network’s recently announced Hopper whole-home DVR, and the Joey companion units, are now available to customers. The Hopper is a unique design with three tuners, but with a trick up its sleeve which allows it to record six programs … Continue reading

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44% of US Households Have a DVR, 73% of Cable Customers use VOD

Leichtman Research Group has published new research showing 44% of US households have a DVR, and 14% of US households have multiple DVRs. That’s up from only 8% of US households that had a DVR in 2005. They also report … Continue reading

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