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TiVo Racks Up Another Patent Win – $215+ Million From AT&T

When TiVo settled their long-running patent lawsuit against DISH Network and EchoStar for $500 million back in May it did more than just settle the one suit. It also strengthened TiVo’s hand when dealing with other vendors it feels are … Continue reading

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FCC CableCARD Self-Install Rules Are In Effect

So, the new FCC rules for CableCARD, tuning adapters, et al., took effect on Monday. So, where do the cable MSOs fall? Comcast: Checking their website it doesn’t look like anything has changed since last week. There are still FAQs … Continue reading

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Verizon FiOS Begins Allowing CableCARD Self-Installs

Ahead of the August 1st FCC mandated date, Verizon has begun allowing FiOS TV customers to self-install CableCARDs into their own devices, which primarily means TiVo of course. You can order a CableCARD online for you to install yourself – … Continue reading

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NewTeeVee: FiOS DVR Could Learn From TiVo

NewTeeVee has an entry from Liane Cassavoy, who recently switched from a Series2 TiVo for an HD DVR from Verizon FiOS, and she calls out five areas where Verizon, and other DVRs, could take a lesson from the “trusty, user-friendly … Continue reading

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FiOS Launches HD VOD

Verizon’s FiOS has launched High-Definition Video On Demand for FiOS TV customers. HD VOD is now available over the FiOS TV systems in Richmond and Virginia Beach, Va.; Tampa, Fla.; Fort Wayne, Ind.; and Pittsburgh. It is coming soon to … Continue reading

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