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Master Geek


Topic # 64189 9-Jul-2010 21:29 Send private message



Just received the TiVo Newsletter.

12 on demand channels.  It'll be interesting to see what they deliver. 



From next Wednesday, 14 July, TV on CASPA will now present you with 12 on-demand TV channels and we are proud to introduce our first TV Channel Sponsor: Cadbury! Cadbury is the sponsor of Bella TV our new women's channel - stay tuned as more and more TV Channel sponsors will be introduced over time. If you haven't yet set-up your CASPA wallet, you better get cracking as all content downloads from 14 July will be restricted only to those customers with CASPA wallets. Sure we will still have free content - but downloading it will now require a CASPA wallet. Opening a CASPA wallet means all downloads are pin protected which is the best way to ensure you are in control of all free and paid data downloads

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  Reply # 350095 12-Jul-2010 09:38 Send private message

This is a BIG step in the right direction. I know a lot of people who would invest in TiVo if it provided additional content (such a sports).



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Master Geek


  Reply # 350414 12-Jul-2010 21:19 Send private message

I wont hold my breath. I will however wait patiently to see what they're actually going to deliver.

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  Reply # 351300 14-Jul-2010 11:09 Send private message

Checked Caspa this morning, and no change. Hoping it will be updated by this evening.

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 351393 14-Jul-2010 14:03 Send private message

Check out their latest news on Twitter - they are working on it apparently:

http://twitter.com/TiVoAustralia



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  Reply # 351395 14-Jul-2010 14:10 Send private message

So since they are saying we need a wallet they must be paid on demand channels or are they free, does anyone know ?



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Master Geek


  Reply # 351563 14-Jul-2010 20:18 Send private message

Oh, thanks for the twitter account.

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Ultimate Geek

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  Reply # 351572 14-Jul-2010 20:58 Send private message

looks like we get it tommorrow, but nothing startling according to twitter

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  Reply # 351964 15-Jul-2010 16:10 Send private message

Is this working yet??? This was posted by a Twitter follower:

http://www.techau.tv/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/IMG_8851.jpg


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  Reply # 351987 15-Jul-2010 16:54 Send private message

yep, its going on my tivo box now.
All the new tV channels cost inbetween $1.95 and $2.95 per episode not the whole season, so if a season/series has 10 episodes it will cost you $29.95 to watch the series...
I couldn't see any free ones on there and a lot of the series are on freeview anyway...
And I thought there was something startling coming up like streaming TV or on demand sports..

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  Reply # 352010 15-Jul-2010 17:38 Send private message

I cant see how tivo can show any sports as sky has most of them under contract and even gets upset if the highlights are shown to much on the free channels at news time

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  Reply # 352014 15-Jul-2010 17:43 Send private message

Yeah, thats not right or very fair.
In OZ a percentage of sports has to be shown on free to air so everyone gets to see it..
Talk about a Sky Sport monopoly here !!

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  Reply # 352016 15-Jul-2010 17:44 Send private message

there is lots of sports not exclusive to sky.

a few weeks ago I switched on the TV on a sunday and different kinds of motor racing was on 3 (!) FTA channels at the same time. I hate motor racing.

ABs games and a lot of Super14 is shown on FTA too, just delayed by a couple of hours.

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  Reply # 352027 15-Jul-2010 18:11 Send private message

yep, no tennis though :-(

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  Reply # 352047 15-Jul-2010 18:51 Send private message

NonprayingMantis: there is lots of sports not exclusive to sky.

a few weeks ago I switched on the TV on a sunday and different kinds of motor racing was on 3 (!) FTA channels at the same time. I hate motor racing.

ABs games and a lot of Super14 is shown on FTA too, just delayed by a couple of hours.



you will see some sport on prime only because Sky owns it

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  Reply # 352054 15-Jul-2010 19:02 Send private message

Bainn: This is a BIG step in the right direction


A reshuffle of categories. With added sponsorship. Delivered later than promised.

No new content, and no change to pricing. So do you STILL think it's a big step?

I really hope CASPA will change focus to building a customer base instead of prematurely scrabbling for revenue.




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