TiVo DVRs available at Best Buy and other major Canadian retailers in time for the holiday season
TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), the creator of and a leader in television services for digital video recorders (DVRs), announced today that TiVoDVRs will be available in retail stores in Canada in time for the holidays. Canadian customers can now enjoy the Emmy award-winning TiVo user interface and exclusive service features such as SeasonPass™ recordings, WishList searches, Online Scheduling, TiVoToGo™ transfers, Multi-Room viewing, and TrickPlay functionality, which enables users to pause, rewind, instant replay and slow-motion live TV. The TiVo Series2™ DT DVR, optimized for cable households, holds up to 80 hours of standard-definition content and allows consumers to record two shows at once.
“We’ve received overwhelming demand from Canadian consumers who want access to TiVo’s innovative products and services and we are extremely excited to be able to deliver our highly-successful TiVo Series2 Dual Tuner DVR to this key strategic marketplace – just in time for the holidays,” said Joshua Danovitz, Vice President and GM of International at TiVo. “TiVo’s move into Canada represents a natural, important progression for our business as we continue to make sustained progress across international markets.”
“We are committed to offering our customers with the most diverse selection of leading, highly-demanded consumer electronics available anywhere,” said Grant McTaggart, Senior Director of Merchandising, Best Buy Canada. “It is with great pleasure that we are teaming up with TiVo to bring their innovative products and services to our Canadian customer base.”
The TiVo Series2 DT DVR will be available in early December at major Canadian retailers including Best Buy, The Brick, London Drug and Future Shop for just $199 CAD MSRP plus standard TiVo subscription fees. TiVo will not be available in Quebec immediately. For more information on TiVo in Canada visit www.TiVo.com/canada.