Do I need TiVo service?

Answer On One Hand: TiVo is Multi-CapableTiVo is a multi-capable box that hooks directly to the user's television and is controlled by a remote control. It includes a movie store, DVR service and direct a... Read More »

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Do you need TiVo service to use a TiVo?

You need TiVo service to use a TiVo. TiVo offers a variety of service plan options including monthly, annual, and lifetime service plan options. You can purchase a TiVo digital video recorder onlin... Read More »

Does a TiVo DVR require service from TiVo?

In order to use a TiVo DVR, you must purchase a service subscription plan from the company. TiVo offers four different plans: monthly, annually, 3-year and product lifetime. As of 2010, the plan... Read More »

Do you need a Tivo subscription to use a Tivo?

The Tivo digital video recorder may be used without a Tivo subscription service. Without service, the digital recorder has very limited functionality. Rewind, pause, fast-forward and slow motion ma... Read More »

Can you still record with TiVo with no TiVo service?

Older TiVo models came with TiVo Basic, which allowed for minimal recording and scheduling without a service plan. On all TiVo Series 2, 3 and 4 models, a service plan is required to record. Withou... Read More »