Amazon Prime in the works for VirginMedia

Discussion in 'TiVo Coffee House - TiVo Discussion' started by jgametest, Mar 23, 2014.

  1. jgametest

    jgametest New Member

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    http://www.techradar.com/news/inter...in-netflix-on-virgin-media-tivo-boxes-1235760

    I just did a double-take when I read this article. This could be hope for this missing app if Tivo is looking into the idea it's only a matter of time before it releases to us.
     
  2. bradleys

    bradleys It'll be fine....

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    It has been widely rumored that a prime app was in beta... I suspect (hope) we will see it on retail boxes by mid year.

    Anyone want to take odds?
     
  3. shwru980r

    shwru980r Well-Known Member

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    I question the strategy of integrating streaming apps with Tivo. I think a certain percentage of customers will find that their viewing needs can be completely satisfied by streaming and ditch Tivo altogether, since Tivo is too expensive to use for streaming exclusively. Tivo was one of the first set top boxes to offer Netflix streaming and they still lost millions of customers.
     
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    The market for Roamio owners are not really the cord cutting type. Perhaps in the future. But the high cost of the Roamio (especially the Pro/Plus) pretty much guarantees those users are reliant on cable. Plus, who is to say TiVo will rely on cable companies in the future. It is in their best interest to provide a great streaming services platform.
     
  6. tarheelblue32

    tarheelblue32 Well-Known Member

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    It's not so much the price, but the lack of an OTA tuner in the Plus and Pro models that 100% guarantees that.
     

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