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Buying a Tivo for my parents

Discussion in 'TiVo Coffee House - TiVo Discussion' started by alyssa, Sep 28, 2013.

  1. alyssa

    alyssa Active Member

    my folks have decided to get a tivo with OTA. I"m looking at the base S5 with lifetime.

    I don't see why i couldn't buy it under my account & get the multi service discount for a total of $600. Activate it at my home & do the first service update/set up so i can get it sorted correctly 'cuz face it- my folks are not the most technically inclined. Then give it to my folks.

    is there any reason why this isn't ok? Billing wise or technical wise?
  2. cmshep222

    cmshep222 Member

    Feb 18, 2005
    I have my parents TiVo under my account. No issues. And since it's lifetime, you can always (later) let them call in and set up their own account w/ TiVo.
  3. alyssa

    alyssa Active Member

    i thought it should be that simple but it's been awhile since i've taken a look at the tos-

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