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TiVo to Power Cable Operators' Mobile and Second Screen Experience

Discussion in 'TiVo Premiere DVRs' started by drebbe, Jun 10, 2013.

  1. drebbe

    drebbe Carbon Blob

    Apr 11, 2012
    Sector 7G
  2. NotNowChief

    NotNowChief Addicted to TiVo

    Mar 29, 2012
    New York...
    Stuff like this makes me so mad.

    Can they get the freaking Mini to work right and with dynamic tuner allocation before foraying into yet another product or offering!

    Reading this at the end of the paragraph made me laugh right out loud!
    "TiVo cautions you not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which reflect an analysis only and speak only as of the date hereof. TiVo disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements."

    So now they actually include a legal disclaimer that pretty much says: "we're gonna screw this up and delay it like we do with everything else".



  3. moyekj

    moyekj Active Member

    Jan 23, 2006
    Not sure why it makes you mad. It's just releasing something that's already in the retail chain to the MSO business. Now that patent wars are over TiVo will need to rely on MSO growth more than ever to stay alive, so for long term outlook news like this is a good thing in my eyes. Growth potential is NOT in the standalone business no matter how much we would like that to be the case.
  4. gweempose

    gweempose Active Member

    Mar 23, 2003
    Northbrook, IL
    I agree with this 100%. Unless TiVo aggressively pursues the MSO side of the business, their goose is cooked.
  5. twhiting9275

    twhiting9275 TV Buff!

    Nov 17, 2006
    As long as they're careful as to what they do, this should be fine.

    Unfortunately, most providers want to make things as difficult as possible for the customer to operate outside of the box (ie: hulu, netflix, prime, etc), which is why the bandwidth reduction / enforcements of late, which is why they won't let you transfer from THEIR DVR's to your PC.

    Mediacom (my provider) said they were getting in bed with Tivo last year. I can only hope it's going to be an at least somewhat functioning box, as in, a box that functions as my current one does.
  6. mattack

    mattack New Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    That is generic company wording. Heck, it may be almost boilerplate from the SEC.
  7. wmcbrine

    wmcbrine Ziphead

    Aug 2, 2003
    This is pretty much boilerplate for all statements to investors (note where you're seeing this: investor.tivo.com), by anybody, ever.

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