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VZ FiOS different commercials?

Discussion in 'TiVo Roamio DVRs' started by Time_Lord, Jan 14, 2014.

  1. Time_Lord

    Time_Lord Member

    Jun 4, 2012
    Verizon plays different commercials depending upon if you use their STB vs using a TiVO. I found that on the VZ STB when a "local" commercial came on I had something totally different being played on the TiVO tuned to the same channel.

    Not sure which commercial I prefer, the local one of the generic one that seems to be repeated every 15 minutes or so.

  2. jrtroo

    jrtroo Chill- its just TV

    Feb 4, 2008
    Do/should we care? Not being snarky, but just wondering. Tivos already get different marketing with the "thumbs up" pop-up that appears from time to time.
  3. Time_Lord

    Time_Lord Member

    Jun 4, 2012
    The question now is, will TiVO be able to inject their own commercials in?
  4. sangs

    sangs Member

    Jan 1, 2003
    New Jersey
    There is actually a setting on the FiOS website about this. States something alone the lines about how it tailors localized ads to the viewer. You can opt out if you'd like. I don't have the link handy, but I followed it in a different FiOS forum a few weeks back.

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