Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Tivo coming to RCN in all its Markets

Comcast has been testing Tivo boxes for years. RCN has announced it and is now rolling out Tivo boxes in its service area, complete with interactivity, DVR capability, and of course HD. I want one and wish my cable provider would offer me a Tivo box instead of the piece of junk DVR that is currently resident inside my cable box. "RCN now offers TiVo Premiere in all its markets. The operator debuted the DVR in Washington, D.C., in May followed by New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley, Pa., and now Chicago. TiVo Premiere (code-named "Neutron") features an interface optimized for big-screen HDTVs and integrated search across linear, on-demand, recorded shows and broadband content." Can your current cable box do all that. Mine freezes. The search is rudimentary. The trick features like fast forward are limited. To me, Tivo remains the Bentley of DVR boxes. So easy to use, so easy to watch, so easy to enjoy.

For RCN, Tivo is a game changer device. I'm excited to see if its introduction does indeed help them gain more subscribers and grow their VOD service.

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