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majortom1029

join:2006-10-19
Lindenhurst, NY
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reply to morbo

Re: 24 hours?

Yes but TiVo you have to pay for the box and pay monthly for the service. the cablevision one is cheaper.



morbo
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You can pay Cablevision $10.95 per month forever for less capacity or you can buy a Tivo and pay for lifetime service and eventually own it. The choice is: rent to own (but never own) or buy and eventually own. Hint: one could save you money in the long run.


majortom1029

join:2006-10-19
Lindenhurst, NY
kudos:1

How can it save you money in the long run? Its about $4 more a month service wise then the cheapest box is $150. That's a years worth of DVR service without taking into account the $14.95 a month.

This is not taking into account the TiVo becoming useless if cablecard stops being used and having to get a new box.

Cablevision is working on downloadable security which may do just that.



aaronwt
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join:2004-11-07
Woodbridge, VA

said by majortom1029:

How can it save you money in the long run? Its about $4 more a month service wise then the cheapest box is $150. That's a years worth of DVR service without taking into account the $14.95 a month.

This is not taking into account the TiVo becoming useless if cablecard stops being used and having to get a new box.

Cablevision is working on downloadable security which may do just that.

With the TiVo you have residual value. A TiVo with Lifetime service has a high resale value. So at some point down the road you can sell the TiVo to cover most of the cost to upgrade to a newer model with lifetime. I've gone through over eighteen TiVos during the last seven years. Each time selliing my older lifetime boxes for newer ones. The sales of the older boxes covered around 80% to 100% of the cost of the newer lifetime boxes. If i had been using FiOS or Comcast DVRs during that entire time, I would have spent much more money.

TBBroadband

join:2012-10-26
Fremont, OH
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Which anyone buying an old use box is just crazy when going out to buy a brand new box that is current. It's like buying a 5+ year old Mac for the price of a new one. people think the resell value is there when in fact it isn't. Also make sure you note that Tivo uses the Internet to update itself. So anyone that has a capped connection gets to take that into cost as well.



Chuckyouup

@mycingular.net
reply to aaronwt

You can only use your Tivo box in one room right? With cable vision you can use it in any room and record multiple things at once.