To receive the whole TiVo® service you will need to be a Telecom broadband customer. The whole TiVo service combines the award winning digital video recording (DVR) features of the TiVo media device with a broadband content and service offering which includes the ability to download movies and television programs on-demand with no impact on your internet data allowance.
Anyone can purchase a TiVo media device through Telecom, but they will not enjoy the whole TiVo service (including broadband content and services, as well as unmetered access to TiVo downloads) without Telecom broadband.
Behodar: Hmm, so do we trust Telecom (see my quote 3 posts above) or the Herald (2 posts above)?
Behodar: I think they're referring to unmetered downloads as part of the "whole experience". I'd be very surprised if it doesn't work at all with other ISPs.
"Anyone can purchase a TiVo media device through Telecom, but they will not enjoy the whole TiVo experience such as unmetered content and services (e.g. movies & TV shows) without a Telecom broadband plan."
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