Compton Communications, a small cable, internet and telephone services provider in the Port Perry and Uxbridge Ontario region, this week announced it will become the first cable operator in Canada to offer TiVo HD digital video recorders (DVR) to its customers.
Known as the gold standard for DVR's (more commonly referred to as PVR's in Canada), the TiVo HD offers many more features than what can currently be found on PVR's sold by Rogers, Shaw, Cogeco or Videotron Cable.
In addition to superior search functionality and greater ease of use, TiVo HD offers features like Season Pass recordings, WishList searches and the ability for smartphones users to set recordings from their office desk or smartphones. Once recorded, the recordings can be downloaded by users from their TiVo to their iPod, PSP or other mobile device.
Travis Campbell, Marketing Manager of Compton Communications told Digital Home the TiVo HD will be launched before Christmas and will rent for $29.95 per month, just a few dollars a month more than the Motorola DCX-3400 currently offered by the company.
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