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Mediacom Selects Tivo Boxes

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Thu, 09/27/2012 - 10:25
Mediacom Selects TiVo for Next-Generation, Whole-Home Television Experience

Nation's Eighth Largest Cable Operator to Offer the TiVo Multi-Screen, Multi-Source Experience to Subscribers Across Its Footprint

ALVISO, CA and MIDDLETOWN, NY--(Marketwire - Sep 27, 2012) - TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), a leader in the advanced television entertainment market, and Mediacom Communications Corporation today announced that Mediacom has chosen TiVo to provide its next-generation consumer video experience utilizing TiVo's best-in-class whole-home, multi-screen suite of products. Mediacom, the eighth largest US cable operator, plans an initial deployment in early 2013 with the rollout to continue across its footprint over the course of the year.

The TiVo whole-home solution selected by Mediacom will deliver live and recorded content with a consistent user experience to any screen in the home, and consists of the TiVo Premiere Q 4-tuner gateway DVR, TiVo Mini IP set-top box client and companion applications for iOS and Android devices. Mediacom also intends to offer the 6-tuner, DOCSIS 3.0-capable Pace XG1 gateway with the TiVo experience when it becomes available. TiVo's platform portability allows Mediacom to rapidly deploy a cost-effective, high-quality user interface while preserving the flexibility to evolve the platform over time. TiVo will be the primary software provider for Mediacom's whole-home solution, and as in other TiVo deployments, the offering combines linear cable television with on-demand and Internet video content through TiVo's award-winning user interface -- featuring universal search capabilities and personalized viewing recommendations in an unmatched TV viewing experience.

Rocco Commisso, Mediacom's Chairman and CEO, said, "We are excited to bring TiVo to our customers as part of the latest advancement of our video product offerings. Our customers are increasingly telling us that the television user experience matters to them and that they want to access their cable service throughout their home on a variety of digital devices. TiVo is a natural partner for us given the reputation of its interface, its track record of innovation, and the speed with which it can bring products to market."

Tom Rogers, President and CEO of TiVo Inc., said, "Mediacom is one of the nation's most influential cable operators and we are extremely pleased to join them as a strategic partner. Over the years, I have held the Mediacom team in high regard. Mediacom's focus on delivering a complete advanced television offering to customers not just on the big TV set in the living room, but across multiple screens, will set yet another example for the industry. We are eager to bring the TiVo experience to Mediacom customers beginning early next year."

ice road truckers 2012

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Thu, 09/27/2012 - 09:51
kinda shocked not a bigger following :) oh wait, you can just watch the 1st season then replay it and it's the same thing year after year.

i just finished the season..alex is def a fav but the poor guy looks like he's gonna fall over.

the polar bear..well..him and his side kick can be off the road forever even if they dont find a new home...though i did like how they told off the owner of the company..something tells me there's a lot more of it behind the scenes though...getting 15% of what profits was the deal i wonder..the entire company? i cant believe it would be that.

gotta love the new kid...he actually did go out of his way to help a lotta people..something a pro would do and probaly did do..but i cant picture rick doing as much as the kid did. ..nor hugh

i dont know if they are doing south america or whatever with lisa again but that was much more interesting than the ice and i believe MORE dangerous than the ice

Loud Grinding Noise At Startup ?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Thu, 09/27/2012 - 09:50
Hello All...

Been a long time reader of these forums, but never had any issues with my boxes till now.

This morning I noticed my Premier that we purchased last November was very loud. I proceed to unplug and plug back in to see if that would correct the issue. However when I plugged back in, there was a terrible loud grinding noise. My best guess is that the hard drive is starting to fail.

Im sure others have had this happen, just looking for a confirmation.

Also, since i'm still in the one year warranty period, how does Tivo handle the warranty claims? Do i need to mail it back or will they just ship me a new hard drive for self install ?

Thanks,
Derek

Survivor - 9/26/12

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Thu, 09/27/2012 - 08:46
Hmmm, seems as if the new season isn't grabbing much attention here. I can see why. It takes time to get to know everyone but so far this season is boring as hell.

Is the Wii U a Tivo Mini without Live TV?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Thu, 09/27/2012 - 08:13
I happened on this article on the new Wii U from Nintendo and specifically the section on Nintendo TVii which allows the new console to stream content from your Tivo as well as Netflix, Amazon Prime, etc.

I didn't see anything around here about it. Did I miss something? And, will this force Sony and Microsoft to accomodate Tivo streaming as well? If so, I could see having one 6 tuner Tivo, Tivo minis where you need live TV (or a vanilla cable box) and a game console.

Interesting stuff.


http://reviews.cnet.com/nintendo-wii-u/

Modern Family "Bringing Up Baby" 9/26/2012

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Thu, 09/27/2012 - 07:34
I had to pause it when Mitch was rocking the van and making the gorilla hump the elephant. :D

And Claire kept saying how Gloria was going to get fat. :)

Wd 4tb Hdd

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Thu, 09/27/2012 - 07:33
Potential new drive for a TiVo? :)

http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-...de-hard-drive/

Up All Night at the Parks & Rec Office?

TiVo Blog - Thu, 09/27/2012 - 06:38
Thursday night comedy on NBC officially commenced last week with season premieres of SNL Weekend Update Thursday, Up All Night, The Office (in its 9th and final season) and Parks and Recreation. The SNL special will air live again this week and we’ll see the debut of 30 Rock’s final, shortened season on October 4th. Did you watch the premieres last week? Read our recaps below! SNL Weekend Update Thursday kicked the night off with the first of two live specials that are designed to give the folks at SNL Continue Reading

New Tivo Box, Same Cablecard?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Thu, 09/27/2012 - 06:31
I have had a Tivo Premiere at my fulltime residence for about a year and a half with OTA. I am finally upgrading the Series 3 (using cablecard) at my vacation home to a Premiere. Can I just take the cablecard out of the Series 3 and place it in the Premiere? Or do I need the cable guy to bring a new card or reconfigure the existing card for the new Tivo?

I am trying to figure this out in advance of my next trip to my vacation home because I am only at the house for a few days at a time, and once I get there it will be too late to schedule a cable guy. I use Charter Cable with a single multistream card, without a tuning adapter.

Thanks

Castle season 5 - spoilers up to current episode

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Thu, 09/27/2012 - 06:10
Now those two definitely have chemistry, but with Nathan Fillion how could you not? :-D

I'm so tired of the Beckett's mother plot and with any luck it's on hold for a while again and we get back to the fun episodes. I think they did a good job of tying up the loose ends from the end of last season and setting the stage for this one.

The Neighbors "Pilot" 9/26/2012

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Thu, 09/27/2012 - 03:02
"Critics are already describing the show as cancelled":D

I don't think it was that bad, but then again I was a fan of the Pitts.

Problem setting up DTA box with Series 2

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Thu, 09/27/2012 - 01:26
Hi,

I have a series 2 box and am having issues getting the IR output to control my new DTA box. I connected the IR blaster cable to the IR port on the back but when I watching live TV and press the channel up/down on the Tivo remote it appears the Tivo is tuner is changing to a different channel on the cable input. Since the DTA box is only outputing a signal on channel 4 this results in loss os signal. Is there a setting in the Tivo I need to set to cause the unit to send the channel control signals on the UR blaster instead of changing the cable tuner channel?

Thanks,

jerry

FIOS Cable card or buy online?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 09/26/2012 - 21:40
I used to have FIOS tv and switched to OTA about a year and a half ago. Bought my first TiVo (Premier) at the same time to replace the FIOS dvr. I've had a lot of problems with the TiVo locking up, so I'm going to try the local only FIOS channel package in an effort to rule out OTA being the problem.

From what I've read, you can't use TiVo on FIOS without a cable card. My question is, can I buy the proper cable card online, or must I rent the card from Verizon? I'd rather buy the card for $15 than pay $4/month for ever and ever amen.

David

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TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 09/26/2012 - 20:55
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airplayer to mac

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 09/26/2012 - 20:40
Has anyone tried to use apps like airplayer to stream the ios device's screen to (therefore) effectively streaming to a mac?

My Stream will get shipped soon. I have a couple of ios devices, but I'll really like to stream to the mac-screen (larger screen size)

Why I love my Stream!!

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 09/26/2012 - 18:01
Well simply it works as advertised but with the added benefit of saving lots of cash!!!

Yes lots of mullah!!

I am about to leave on a work trip for 5 days and usually I rent movies or download some seasons / shows off of itunes and now I just dowloaded about 20 shows such as

Sons of Anarchy
Hell on Wheels
Revolution
NCIS
Fanatasy Football
Game On
New Normal etc..

While I can not copy shows from HBO & Sho and such I can at least watch them at home and save the rest for travel.

While I know each different cable operator has different flags set I should recover the cost easily in 1 year!

Bob

Hdmi 1.3

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 09/26/2012 - 17:25
I assume 1.3 cable is fine no need for 1.4 is this correct?

Fall TV is back! Do you remember how your favorite shows left off?

TiVo Blog - Wed, 09/26/2012 - 17:16
Fall TV is finally back! Here are a few season premieres we can’t wait for! CAUTION: spoiler alert! “Modern Family” – Wednesday, September 26th – 9PM EST – ABC The season finale had a lot of conflict jam packed into a 22-minute episode. Mitch and Cam can’t adopt a baby, Haley is going to college and Gloria is pregnant. Last season had a lot of heartwarming moments, especially with characters Luke and Manny – each have their key comedic moments but never really had the chance previously to show their Continue Reading

Is 2T the limit for a Tivo Premier XL ?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 09/26/2012 - 14:26
I own a TIVO premier XL and want to add more capacity. I want to either replace the stock 1G with a 2G, or add the 1G external WD expander.

As per the TIVO HD XL section of the first comment of this thread (http://www.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb...d.php?t=370784), it looks like these are my two main options other than adding an unsupported external hard drive, which I dont want to do. I also dont want to send my unit to Weeknees.

Since the thread seems kinda old, I just wanted to confirm that these are my only options, and that I cant easily get above 2T with a Premere XL.

If it is accurate to say that there is a 2T limit on the Premier XL's, is this some fundemental limitations of the architecture, or is there any chatter about this potentially being addressed in a future software upgrade?

Thanks.

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