DireTv Negotiatring With Tivo Again?

Discussion in 'DirecTV TiVo Powered PVRs & Receivers' started by skyline1z, Jul 19, 2007.

  1. skyline1z

    skyline1z New Member

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    I spoke to Directv today and complained about the H20 versus the Tivo and the rep told me that DirecTv is currently in negotiations with Tivo to bring it back to Directv customers. Has anyone else heard anything about this?
    I sure hope it happens soon. The H20 software is an absolute joke. FF REW advance and replay are all a joke compared to tivo. Also the UI is no where close to Tivo. I cant wait!
     
  2. ebonovic

    ebonovic has gone his way...

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    Ummm.... no, at least nothing that is public knowledge...
    And certainly that type of information would have to be in a public announcement of sorts, as it would have an impact on stocks of both companies.

    Not something that would just be given to a CSR to "tell a calling customer"

    But... all I can say is... don't get your hopes up.

    An I am sure you are referring to the HR20 and not the H20.
     
  3. bonscott87

    bonscott87 Done.

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    Believe me, the forums will know info like this WAAAAAYYYYYY before any CSR will. CSRs are really uninformed. Back in the day when DBSForums was big there were a few CSRs that hung out there because they would learn even basic information there days or weeks before they were told about things.
     
  4. MisterEd

    MisterEd Very Large Member

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    Please don't feed the trolls!
     
  5. super dave

    super dave Friend Of The Court

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    But he's negotiatring!
     
  6. Sir_winealot

    Sir_winealot Seenyer Member

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    Hey ...easy on the new guy, huh?!

    In fact, just yesterday while getting my nose hairs waxed my 'barber' told me the exact same thing. :D

    Truth be told, this rumor had started weeks ago and there has yet to be any real confirmation of such. But don't tell my barber that.
     
  7. litzdog911

    litzdog911 TechKnow Guide

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    I would believe your barber before trusting the "information" spread by some CSRs :)
     
  8. drew2k

    drew2k Drew != Drawn

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    FYI: I've asked for the thread title to be changed to add a question mark to the title. This will hopefully avoid confusion and prevent more cries of "troll" ...
     
  9. Mark Lopez

    Mark Lopez Just click ignore

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    At this point in time I just don't see it happening. DirecTV is in full swing with the HR20, and with most of the bugs worked out and the added features over Tivo, it would make no economical sense to go back with Tivo. However, what I could see them doing is negotiating some sort of agreement to use some of Tivo patents like suggestions, wishlists etc.
     
  10. rminsk

    rminsk TiVoted TiVo User

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    You fell victim to one of the classic blunders! The most famous is never get involved in a land war in Asia, but only slightly less well-known is this: never believe a CSR on any future product! Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha! Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha! Ha ha ha... (drops dead)
     
  11. bonscott87

    bonscott87 Done.

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    This is a good post. :up:
     
  12. Markman07

    Markman07 Active Member TCF Club

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    Maybe this CSR sits next to the office where such meetings are held? :-D
     
  13. PRMan

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    Fixed.


    TiVo - You keep using that word -- I do not think it means what you think it means.
     
  14. osultan

    osultan New Member

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    This many Princess Bride quotes in one thread? INCONCEIVABLE! :up:
     
  15. SMWinnie

    SMWinnie Dis Member

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    (Keels over)
     
  16. Fish Man

    Fish Man Phish Food

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    Maybe this is why it's so little known, DirecTV and TiVo are holding negotiations in India! :D :p
     
  17. texmex

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    A glimmer of hope on the horizon... several stories out on the wire about this. Oops, can't post links yet...
     
  18. texmex

    texmex New Member

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    Sorry, need one more post to give you the link...
     
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