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TiVo Shows $299 HD Box

7/24/2007 02:15:00 PM Eastern

Washington — TiVo revealed before the Cable and Telecommunications Association for Marketing (CTAM) meeting held here Monday, that it has introduced a new high-definition DVR for cable subscribers that will sell for $299 at retail.

The new DVR is designed to take CableCARDs supplied by cable operators, and it will work in any market regardless of cable provider.

The new box also can be connected to cable high-speed Internet service to deliver a range of new broadband features and services including downloads of movies and TV shows through Amazon’s Unbox service.

TiVo plans to use the box to go head-to-head with satellite TV operators in consumer electronics retail stores, using the strength of TiVo’s interface and search features, said Tom Rogers, TiVo president/CEO

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