Combination of limited funds and remote location means no cable or broadband (just an air-card). She does get plenty of OTA channels (she lives on top of a mountain) but they can be flaky, so I'm not sure how well a TiVo would work either. Eg. she gets multiple Fox affiliates, and sometimes has to switch between them because one or another decides to start dropping out for no reason. Unless the Premiere is smart enough to switch over automatically(???), she would end up losing a lot of shows probably.