What's the lowest monthly price you've been able to snag on your S4E...

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  1. TiVo_Fanatic

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    Has anyone been able to get a lower than $14.95 price on their S4E for monthly service and if so how'd ya get it ?

    I know $6.95 is out of the question but I'm hoping for something more along the lines of $9.95.

    I'd like to save the extra $5 if possible.
     
  2. Chris Gerhard

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    $0 after buying lifetime is the only option that makes any sense for obvious reasons, a big reason is the TiVo is worth something in a few years if you need to sell it. Despite the obvious if you are going to pay monthly, the deal using antenna only for OTA, $9.99 was possible for a number of months but for anything else the best I have seen this year is $14.95.
     
  3. TiVo_Fanatic

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    Sounds cool, I actually just got $6.95 on my Elite...

    See: http://www.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb/showthread.php?p=8921810#post8921810
     
  4. shwru980r

    shwru980r Well-Known Member

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    I thought the Elite didn't have OTA tuners.
     
  5. TiVo_Fanatic

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    It doesn't, I just told the rep I'd like to take the monthly $6.95 from my S3 and transfer it to my Elite and he was like ok and then took the TSN of the Elite.
     
  6. beno

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    I was told a number of months ago that I could get service for a new Premier if I paid $199 for the unit. I have not done that yet as I just scored a TiVo HD for $50 from Craig's List. I transfered $6.95 to that unit when I put a single cable card from WOW! in there and then converted my lifetime S3 to OTA.
     
  7. TiVo_Fanatic

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    If I were you I'd take it... I seem to be the only one whos gotten $6.94 on their Elite so far.
     
  8. Series3Sub

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    Did you pay full price for this $6.95 per month Elite? It seems that is the only way to purchase the Elite. It seems that full price would be the only way TiVo would let one get the lower rate as they have to get the money back on the subsidized ones like those offered for the Premiere and XL.
     
  9. Series3Sub

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    I got the OTA discount rate ($9.99 per month), and it was the ONLY way I would ever get a Premiere because $20 per month is too much to pay to record "free" OTA TV. That was a good deal from TiVo and they should offer it again or think up some more good deals.

    When I called to cancel my S3, they offered me the $99 Lifetime, and I took it.

    If the Elite had OTA tuners I actually would have bought one. It would have been worth it for the 4 tuners (assuming they could record 4 OTA channels at the same time and not limited to 2 OTA at the same time). It also would be a good value for cable TV as one would only need to pay for ONE cable card for 4 tuners rather then the extra expense of a 2nd box even at the MSD price and a 2nd cable card.
     
  10. TiVo_Fanatic

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    I got my Elite off of eBay... and no, I didn't do anything special outside of calling TiVo when I got it abd being like hey... I want to transfer my $6.95 plan to my Elite and the rep was like ok, done.
     
  11. aaronwt

    aaronwt UHD Addict

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    I'm paying $6.95 a month on one of my launch Premieres.
     
  12. TiVo_Fanatic

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    What do you mean by launch because I think the debate was with getting $6.95 on an Elite which I seem to be the first to admit has gotten it.

    The $6.95 as I said was on my S3 OLED and I jut told the rep I wanted to xfer it to my Elite and he was lik ok.
     
  13. alyssa

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    i tried that, even offered to buy the elite from tivo, i was denied
     
  14. aaronwt

    aaronwt UHD Addict

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    I saw S4 and missed the S4E on the title.
    Although this is the first time I've seen the Elite referred to as an S4E.
     

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