Category Archives: TiVo

TiVo and Telecom’s Expectations

As Chris Keall reported in NBR Online on Friday: At Telecom’s quarterly result briefing this morning, Telecom Retail chief executive Alan Gourdie told NBR that sales of TiVo boxes so far have been “modest”. “We set some quite high targets … Continue reading

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War of the Words

The Dom Post is reporting on yet another skirmish between Hybrid TV (part-owned by TVNZ, and local operators of TiVo) and Sky, this time because of Sky’s refusal to allow TiVo to publish Prime listings to its electronic programme guide. … Continue reading

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TiVo: Let The Advertiser Pay For You

Hybrid TV Australia (operators of TiVo for Oz and NZ) late last week announced (per B&T) a new ad-supported Video On Demand service due to launch in Australia in Q2 2010. It’s not particularly revolutionary in concept — the viewer … Continue reading

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TiVo Launches

Tivo launches into NZ on Friday November 6, although relatively quietly from a marketing perspective (given the constraints of its “exclusive broadband provider” deal with Telecom). TiVo will launch with its broadband content powered by CASPA™ On-Demand, described as “a … Continue reading

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TiVo shacks up with Telecom

Telecom and Hybrid Television Services, the exclusive licensee of TiVo products in Australia and New Zealand, last week announced a partnership that will see TiVo delivering unmetered entertainment to NZ living rooms from November. The deal means that consumers wanting … Continue reading

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The TiVo Roadshow Rolls Through

Last week saw the first official presentations on the upcoming TiVo offerings, with Australasian CEO Robbee Minicola and NZ Launch Manager Steve Browning unveiling some of the detail around the forthcoming service. Although TiVo won’t start operating in New Zealand … Continue reading

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