Tivo Stream 4k Thread

Discussion in 'TiVo Stream 4K' started by stuart628, Jan 7, 2020.

  1. Pokemon_Dad

    Pokemon_Dad Ruler of Unown UI

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    Nobody really knows, because it's not available yet. Maybe next week. Or not. But maybe you'll get good info out of watching their "sneak peak" marketing videos. Or not.

    Below is the first one of seven or so they've released so far. (Most discussion of this product is in another thread, here: https://www.tivocommunity.com/community/index.php?threads/tivo-launches...575264/)

     
  2. mgama

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    Those are the ones I referred to in my post. Watched them all but none actually show any interaction with the product. :(
     
  3. Pokemon_Dad

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    Well hang in there, the launch may happen this week!
     
  4. vurbano

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    I dont understand what they are thinking. Its SLING oriented but sling does not offer but one or two of my local OTA channels? Why would anyone want that?
     
  5. Pokemon_Dad

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    They're thinking their latest corporate masters want them to add a pure streaming play, and their latest CEO used to be with Dish (owners of Sling), so hey let's do a deal with them. This plan intentionally excludes any thoughts of OTA, or cable, or anything else except having that ticket punched, for now at least.
     
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  6. vurbano

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    I see sling pushing an antenna on their website. OMG back to the 90's and antennas with Directv to get HD locals.
     
  7. Pokemon_Dad

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    Actually OTA (over the air) reception is a thing again, paired with streaming as part of many a cord-cutting strategy. Another alternative option for locals in some markets is Locast, but to DVR that you'd need to switch from TiVo to something like Channels DVR. (Channels is also beta testing access to locals via TV Everywhere, but that's not really cutting the cord). OTA is moving into a new generation, ATSC 3.0, and new tuners are coming, but nothing from TiVo looks likely.

    Oh and in case you didn't see the news in another thread, the Stream 4K has been delayed by at least a few weeks. Sounds like having everyone required to work from home has slowed down the launch.
     
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