02-16-2013 11:01 AM
02-16-2013 04:23 PM
I am using Tivo and On Demand in the Boston area, and it works better than the Comcast on demand.
Here is the link on the Tivo On Demand rollout:
Anyone with a Tivo that accepts a cablecard can use Comcast for all channels including premium channels right now. Just pick up a cablecard self install kit and follow the instructions.
03-14-2013 06:47 PM
Mine became available through my TiVo (FINALLY) about a month ago and I have been happily enjoying it. Until yesterday. I started getting a "please wait" screen and then a GSM-11 error. I was online with a tech for about 45 minutes and he wasn't able to resolve it. They are sending a tech Monday. I know that it works because it has worked all month. VOD works on my television without a TiVo box. I love my TiVo and I love Comcast On Demand. I just wished they worked together! Grrrrrr.
06-27-2013 01:18 PM - edited 06-27-2013 01:18 PM
This link doesn't tell when VOD will be available on TiVo in our location. There hasn't been a new city added to the list for over 6 months!
06-27-2013 02:39 PM
When will integrated Tivo/XOD service be offered? Please also indicate how, prior to that time, TiVo users can also use Comcast, and please do so in one concise and complete explanation.
We work with TiVo to jointly determine which markets are scheduled to get the TiVo with XFINITY On Demand as the best return on our joint investment.
There is some work (people, equipment and dollars) required by both Comcast and TiVo in order to make this work so priority markets and locations have been identified and worked for 2013.
Unfortunately, we currently don't have plans for any additional markets this year while both Comcast and TiVo evaluate the performance and results of the current markets where this added feature has been made available.
We have this feature deployed in many areas this year including CA, CT, NH, VT, MA, NJ, PA, FL, MN, DC and VA.
08-20-2013 12:11 AM
Well gee, Ted. As someone in the Chicago area market, that's going to make it easier to go back to DirecTV when they offer me a new subsciber deal. I kinda like their picture better (barring upper atmospheiric disturbances) and their on Demand, though smaller than Comcas's, worked with my DVRs.
I bought a Tivo Premiere because I expected you'd complete the Tivo On-Demand for one of your larger markets. True, nobody promised anything, but the fact you're not doing this is NOT something you can throw on Tivo. It's in their interest to see that you convert all the cities, so I don't see them witholding manpower or money.
However, I do see Comcast promoting their precious X1. Let me see... who is less likely to want Tivos getting On-Demand in a large market like Chicago?
Answer: Comcast is responsible for pulling the plug on the deployment. Call a spade a spade next time.
02-10-2014 08:57 PM - edited 02-10-2014 09:00 PM
I spent one hour and fifty minutes on the phone last month talking to seven people from Comcast and one from TiVo trying to figure out when XOD would be available in the Chicago Suburbs. Comcast person number seven transferred me to TiVo stating that they could provide a timeframe on availability. The TiVo person said it was up to Comcast.
I said several bad words after I hung up the phone.
I can get HBO-OD through Chromecast, but the picture is sub-optimal. It's also available through Roku via participating sevice providers, but Xfinity isn't one of them.
The only reason I subscribed to Comcast was to get HBO. Ends up I can get the majority of my favorite programming (includig HBO series) through Roku, Amazon, Netflix, etc. and over-the-air channels. I've had to contact Comcast twice in the past month to get the card reset for the main TiVo box. OTA is much more reliable.
Guess what's probably going to happen when my one year introductory rate with Xfinity expires?
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