Finally!! Goodbye Comcast DVR.
XFINITY ON DEMAND FROM COMCAST NOW AVAILABLE TO
SEATTLE TIVO AND COMCAST CUSTOMERS
Consumers Can Now Access Xfinity On Demand Along-Side Traditional TV Channels and Great Web Content From Providers Like Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant Video, YouTube and Pandora
ALVISO, Calif., October 3, 2012 – TiVo Inc., the creator of and a leader in advanced television services including digital video recorders (DVRs), and Comcast, one of the nation's leading providers of information and communications products and services, announced that beginning today TiVo® Premiere DVR customers in Seattle can access Xfinity On Demand from Comcast. The offering brings unprecedented entertainment options to consumers by offering traditional TV content, an ever-growing amount of web entertainment and Xfinity® TV’s massive video on demand library all together through the award-winning TiVo service.
Through this offering, TiVo Premiere users in Seattle can access their existing Xfinity channel line-up, the full Xfinity On Demand collection and the world's largest on demand library from Web services like Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant Video, YouTube, Pandora and more.
“TiVo Premiere has always offered the best of Xfinity TV channels with the most popular web services, and we are excited to now integrate the Xfinity On Demand library for Seattle subscribers, delivering a true one-stop shop for at-home entertainment,” said Doug Bieter, Vice President of Retail Sales for TiVo Inc.
The 500 GB TiVo Premiere records up to 75 hours of HD entertainment with a retail cost of $149.99 and a monthly service fee of $14.99. For TV fans looking to record more shows at once, TiVo Premiere 4 has four tuners so it can record up to four programs simultaneously. It records up to 75 hours of HD entertainment and has a retail cost of $249.99 with a monthly service fee of $14.99. TiVo Premiere with Xfinity On Demand can be purchased from Best Buy or direct from TiVo by calling 1-877-BUY-TIVO (1-877-289-8486) or visiting www.tivo.com
. In addition to the TiVo service, TiVo users will continue to pay a separate monthly bill for Comcast services.
New TiVo customers in the Seattle can have a certified Comcast technician install the TiVo Premiere with Xfinity On Demand at no additional charge. Self-installation options are also available.
Over the coming weeks, TiVo will begin notifying existing TiVo Premiere users in Seattle that they will automatically receive this update to their TiVo Premiere DVR and have access to the XFINITY On Demand content. The Comcast customer must have XFINITY Digital Starter programming or higher and be connected via broadband to take advantage of this service.
Subscribers can visit www.tivo.com/comcast
to learn more or to sign up for notifications when Xfinity On Demand becomes available on TiVo Premiere in additional areas.
About TiVo Inc.
Founded in 1997, TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO) developed the first commercially available digital video recorder (DVR). Today TiVo is a global leader in advanced television service for virtually any platform or device. TiVo offers its service directly to consumers, and also distributes its technology and services through solutions tailored for cable, satellite and broadcasting companies. Since its founding, TiVo has evolved into the ultimate single-solution media center by combining its patented DVR technologies and universal cable box capabilities with the ability to aggregate, search and deliver millions of pieces of broadband, cable and broadcast content directly to the television. TiVo also continues to weave itself into the fabric of the media industry by providing interactive advertising solutions and audience research and measurement ratings services to the television industry www.tivo.com
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