Fresh from a win against EchoStar, TiVo is set to tie directly into pay-per-view systems as well as Time Warner’s cable network, according to two sources. The DVR producer is said by Bloomberg to be talking with more than one pay-per-view provider to either allow its recording directly or else to license out the technology for third-party hardware or software.
Seems more like another way to nickle and dime users. But I suppose if you are that desperate to see special content or that new movie a bit earlier than others, you might want to consider some fresh air in the park. It’s still free if not so fresh any longer.