Category Archives: PVR

TiVo shacks up with Telecom

Telecom and Hybrid Television Services, the exclusive licensee of TiVo products in Australia and New Zealand, last week announced a partnership that will see TiVo delivering unmetered entertainment to NZ living rooms from November. The deal means that consumers wanting TiVo have to sign up to Telecom for their broadband services. Customers who choose the… Read More »

Sky By The Numbers

Digging beneath the surface of Sky’s Annual Results: Total Sky subscribers as at 30 June 2009: 779,000. That’s up 4.1% on 12 months ago, confirming the trend of past recessions, i.e. that pay television continues to thrive in tough economic times. Ad Revenues 08/09 $36 million ($40 million in 07/08). UHF subscriptions continue to fall,… Read More »

The TiVo Roadshow Rolls Through

Last week saw the first official presentations on the upcoming TiVo offerings, with Australasian CEO Robbee Minicola and NZ Launch Manager Steve Browning unveiling some of the detail around the forthcoming service. Although TiVo won’t start operating in New Zealand until Christmas this year (actual launch date not yet specified, but we’re picking early November… Read More »