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Topic # 98203 26-Feb-2012 18:01 Send private message

Hi All,

Just considering the Total Home package that Telecom have currently for:
"Home phone with 10GB Broadband + Free TiVo (usually $499) for $85/month" [sic]

  1. Is it possible to get the Telecom connection for broadband + phones installed in one location (location A) but get the TiVo move to a different physical location (location B)? Or does the TiVo require the same internet connection that Telecom has provided? Location B has Vodafone as broadband supplier.
  2. Does anyone know if the Telecom package (above) comes with the home networking kit which allows connection of TiVo to a PC?

Thanks.



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  Reply # 587016 26-Feb-2012 18:12 Send private message

No restriction on TiVo location (Well... ya gotta have freeview HD coverage and a broadband internet connection tho). You have to buy any other software as it comes with nothing.I believe you can get some 3rd party software to link to a PC(Google it). We got 3 linked together(using the home networking package) around the house,we like em lots.   

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  Reply # 587039 26-Feb-2012 19:03 Send private message

Can you please give me a link to that deal by any chance? Couldn't find it with a quick look at the website. I blame age.



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  Reply # 587042 26-Feb-2012 19:21 Send private message

@andrewcnz = what software do you use in your 3 TiVo setup to connect your PC?

Link to package is:
http://www.telecom.co.nz/totalhome/plansandpricing

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  Reply # 587046 26-Feb-2012 19:35 Send private message

crazyv: @andrewcnz = what software do you use in your 3 TiVo setup to connect your PC?

Link to package is:
http://www.telecom.co.nz/totalhome/plansandpricing



I also have a 3 tivo setup, and use the Tivo Desktop software, it works very well, AFAIK it is only needed if you want to transfer to/from your PC and not required to transfer between tivo's

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  Reply # 587058 26-Feb-2012 19:59 Send private message

crazyv:
Link to package is:
http://www.telecom.co.nz/totalhome/plansandpricing


I don't see anything at that link about a free Tivo.

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  Reply # 587092 26-Feb-2012 21:18 Send private message

B1GGLZ:
crazyv:
Link to package is:
http://www.telecom.co.nz/totalhome/plansandpricing


I don't see anything at that link about a free Tivo.


No mention on that page. Although to get the free tivo, I think they have to phone you or door knock and offer it to you. I think I would prefer to pay $199 for the tivo, and not get stuck in a long term contract with telecom.

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  Reply # 587108 26-Feb-2012 21:55 Send private message

Home net working package...

http://www.mytivo.co.nz/whatistivo/accessories/homenetworking/myworldthrutivo/



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  Reply # 587110 26-Feb-2012 21:58 Send private message

mattwnz:
B1GGLZ:
crazyv:
Link to package is:
http://www.telecom.co.nz/totalhome/plansandpricing


I don't see anything at that link about a free Tivo.


No mention on that page. Although to get the free tivo, I think they have to phone you or door knock and offer it to you. I think I would prefer to pay $199 for the tivo, and not get stuck in a long term contract with telecom.


Yea your correct, the FREE TiVo is on a brochure that we have.

It's a 12 month contract when you sign so its not a major. Get the TiVo and after a year can switch, if required and still keep the TiVo



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  Reply # 588201 29-Feb-2012 10:16 Send private message

telecom have been giving tivo away for a while now, all you have to do is agree to stick with them for a year

RXV

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Reply # 588829 1-Mar-2012 13:32 Send private message

alienwithin: telecom have been giving tivo away for a while now, all you have to do is agree to stick with them for a year

I just called up and managed to get a free one, also bonus $100 account credit, no transfer/connection fee, and free calls to a nominated landline.  Cheers Telecom!

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  Reply # 598948 23-Mar-2012 10:14 Send private message

$100 account credit? as payment for not taking the modem?




Apologies for poor typing standards when on Samsung S4 [swype's fault]/iPad 2 Wifi[too slow to use!]

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  Reply # 599359 24-Mar-2012 07:26 Send private message

joker97: $100 account credit? as payment for not taking the modem?


No, i got the modem too.  Quote CONNECT10 and you get $100 credit OR $10 credit per month for 12 months. 

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  Reply # 602244 29-Mar-2012 22:31 Send private message

RXV:
joker97: $100 account credit? as payment for not taking the modem?


No, i got the modem too.  Quote CONNECT10 and you get $100 credit OR $10 credit per month for 12 months. 


why wouldnt you get the   $10 credit per month for 12 months?

RXV

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  Reply # 602326 30-Mar-2012 09:11 Send private message

smileynz:
RXV:
joker97: $100 account credit? as payment for not taking the modem?


No, i got the modem too. ?Quote CONNECT10 and you get $100 credit OR $10 credit per month for 12 months.?


why wouldnt you get the ??$10 credit per month for 12 months?
I had an expensive month of unexpected bills so not paying a months phone bill helped me more than 10 bucks!

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  Reply # 602366 30-Mar-2012 10:13 Send private message

Free Tivo offer is on this page, I called and said I'd just seen the offer on your website.

http://www.telecom.co.nz/internet/greatvaluestartsherewithtotalhome

I just moved from Orcon and got free modem and free Tivo and my connection is about 10% faster which I think is down to the new modem as my old one was about 7 years old.

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