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  Reply # 358155 29-Jul-2010 10:23 Send private message

Given that it is only available to Tivo owners I don't think it would causing too many headaches for Telesom.

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  Reply # 358294 29-Jul-2010 12:23 Send private message

Rumored to be only ~2000 Tivo's back in March
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10630444

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  Reply # 366432 11-Aug-2010 20:30 Send private message

has anyone else's usage meter started again?
mine seems to be working now.

dang

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  Reply # 366477 11-Aug-2010 21:32 Send private message

Mines still out.  I start a new billing period on the 14th, will see what happens then.

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  Reply # 366596 12-Aug-2010 07:28 Send private message

TivoTimmy: has anyone else's usage meter started again?
mine seems to be working now.

dang


Nothing here, did it coincide with your billing cycle?

DS 

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  Reply # 366949 12-Aug-2010 20:57 Send private message

actually - it went for a while and then stopped again

i don't think it coincided with a billing cycle, but I believe Telecom upgraded the Ellerslie exchange to ADSL2+ very recently so it may have had something to do with that? just a guess. 


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Reply # 367611 14-Aug-2010 17:17 Send private message

Actually, just so you know - Telecom know about the unlimited downloads on TIVO. it was part of the deal with TVNZ for the service. But they're not shouting about it, as I don't think they were overly happy about the whole thing.

Don't ask me how I know either. ;)

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  Reply # 367622 14-Aug-2010 17:48 Send private message

tnaseem: Actually, just so you know - Telecom know about the unlimited downloads on TIVO. it was part of the deal with TVNZ for the service. But they're not shouting about it, as I don't think they were overly happy about the whole thing.

Don't ask me how I know either. ;)


Chuckle... I'll take a guess you heard a rumour... And here's a tip - you heard wrong :-)

Cheers - N

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  Reply # 367629 14-Aug-2010 18:12 Send private message

tnaseem: Actually, just so you know - Telecom know about the unlimited downloads on TIVO. it was part of the deal with TVNZ for the service. But they're not shouting about it, as I don't think they were overly happy about the whole thing.

Don't ask me how I know either. ;)


I heard a completely different reason for the un-metering that was hardware related.
No, its no secret, I know about it because Telecom cust service told me when I mentioned changing providers.

What deal with TVNZ?


 

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  Reply # 367681 14-Aug-2010 22:11 Send private message

Talkiet:
tnaseem: Actually, just so you know - Telecom know about the unlimited downloads on TIVO. it was part of the deal with TVNZ for the service. But they're not shouting about it, as I don't think they were overly happy about the whole thing.

Don't ask me how I know either. ;)


Chuckle... I'll take a guess you heard a rumour... And here's a tip - you heard wrong :-)

Cheers - N


Nope. Not a rumour. :) Just passing on information. Take or leave it.

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  Reply # 367684 14-Aug-2010 22:32 Send private message

ROFLMAO!!!! the OP will never be a politician!

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  Reply # 376788 5-Sep-2010 09:51 Send private message

Seems like a great marketing ploy by Telecom to sell Tivo. Sure they'll have a target to sell so many units then this glitch "no usage recorded " will disappear. How hard can it be to distinguish between content downloaded for Tivo and the downloading of torrents etc.
What better way to sell something- you'll get something for nothing , but dont tell anyone !!
Wouldn't be surprised if there are Telecom employees posting this info, as everyone at Telecom seems to know about it.

Well done Telecom.

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