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Hotwire cable TV

Discussion in 'TiVo Series3 HDTV DVRs' started by cmarbach, May 15, 2009.

  1. cmarbach

    cmarbach New Member

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    My community is going to change from Comcast to a cable/internet provider called Hotwire. Does anyone know if the TIVO will work with this system?
     
  2. fyodor

    fyodor Member

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    This thread was not what I thought it would be about, when I clicked on it.
     
  3. Berryman1979

    Berryman1979 New Member

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    Me neither.
     
  4. mec1991

    mec1991 Cranky old coot

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    Back home...
    Have you checked the Tribune website to see if they have a listing for it in your zip code?

    http://www.zap2it.com/
     
  5. Gavroche

    Gavroche New Member

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    My guess would be no, since I'm assuming you have a Series 3 or Tivo HD.

    Hotwire Communications offers and IPTV solution only. I doubt it's going to work with cable-cards.

    I really hope that Tivo returns the ability to use an external source (cable box) to their next generation of Tivos. It would really be great if consumers had a choice on a next-gen box, rather than be forced to go back to a Series 2 if a cable box is your only option.
     
  6. pmiranda

    pmiranda New Member

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    Hardware MPEG-4 encoding is getting to the point where if they don't do it, somebody else will. They could even do it as an outboard option or as a PC-card form factor device that could plug into an unused cablecard slot (since you wouldn't be using cablecards on a system that doesn't support them, right?).
     

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