Posted Wed Oct 2, 2019 at 01:25 PM PDT by Steven Cohen
The company's latest media device has been revealed.
TiVo has announced the launch of its newest set-top box, the TiVo Edge. In addition, the company also revealed its new video network, dubbed TiVo+.
"Today people face confusion and overwhelming choice when it comes to home entertainment - US households have an average of 7.2 entertainment subscriptions, and that’s growing all the time," said Dave Shull, president and CEO, TiVo. "Everyone at TiVo is passionate about helping viewers make sense of that sea of options by bringing all their entertainment together in one place. TiVo+ and TiVo EDGE will make it easier for viewers to find and enjoy watching what they love across live TV, DVR and online streaming services."
The TiVo Edge incorporates DVR, streaming, and live TV playback capabilities in one device. The antenna model is designed to pair with a separate digital antenna to receive free OTA broadcasts, and features a 2 TB hard drive (up to 300 HD hours) and four tuners. Meanwhile, the cable model is designed to pair with a user's existing cable subscription, and features a 2 TB hard drive (up to 300 HD hours) and six tuners. In addition, both models offer support for a variety of streaming apps, including Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, YouTube, HBO Go, VUDU, and more. Likewise, the device includes 4K, HDR10, Dolby Vision, and Dolby Atmos playback capabilities through supported services.
The TiVo Edge for Antenna is now available for $349.99. The device requires a service plan which is available for a monthly cost of $6.99, an annual cost of $69.99, or a one-time All-In-Plan cost of $249.99. The TiVo Edge for Cable is now available for $399.99. The device also requires a service plan which is available for a monthly cost of $14.99, an annual cost of $149.99, or a one-time All-In-Plan cost of $549.99.
And beyond its new set-top boxes, TiVo announced its new TiVo+ service as well. The live streaming platform is set to launch on TiVo devices in the coming weeks, and will offer a curated selection of free entertainment channels, including TMZ, Outside TV+, PowerNation, FailArmy, Unsolved Mysteries, Hell's Kitchen/Kitchen Nightmares, Food52, Ameba, and more.
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