Take a closer look at TiVo

If you love TV, you'll really love TiVo. Let us show you what you can do with our clever little box.


Like a lot of TV? Then you'll need somewhere to store it all

Wouldn't it be good if you didn't have to sacrifice the shows you've already recorded, just to add a few new ones?

Our 1TB TiVo box has six times the storage of our V+ HD Box, giving you around 500 hours of standard TV or around 100 hours of HD TV. And with our 500GB TiVo box you can record around 250 hours of standard TV or around 50 hours of HD TV. So you won't have to worry about running out of space to store all your favourite TV.

See how we compare to Sky+HD below

How TiVo's functionality stacks up against Sky+HD with Sky On Demand.

 

Virgin Media: TiVo® Service

Sky+HD

Record 3 channels at once

Yes

No

Record, pause and rewind live TV

Yes

Yes

Netflix app - watch Netflix on your TV

Yes

No

Intelligent recommendations based on what you like and don't like

Yes

No

Intelligent search by title, actor or director

Yes

Yes

Spotify and YouTube apps

Yes

No

Dedicated broadband connection for TV on demand

Yes
(Won't slow down your broadband)

No
(may slow down your broadband)

Backwards scrolling TV guide - view past programmes available for catch up

Yes

No

Mobile and tablet app to control your set top box

Yes

Yes

Wishlists - automatically record things based on your favourite actor or director

Yes

No

Set to record online and on your mobile

Yes^

Yes


Too much TV to watch at the same time? Record the lot

Does everyone in the house want to watch something different? With so much great TV to watch, it's easy to see why there might be clashes. Luckily, our clever TiVo service makes it easy to avoid the arguments.

Only Virgin Media gives you the freedom to record any two shows while watching a third. Or record three shows while you watch something you've recorded earlier. So no one needs to miss out on the TV they love – and everyone is happy.

If you delete something by accident, don't worry. TiVo keeps all your recently deleted files safe so you can undelete them and watch them when you want.


Didn’t record? Don’t despair

So you’re out for dinner and suddenly it hits you that you forgot to set your TiVo box to record I'm A Celebrity (and you just know everyone will be talking about it at work tomorrow!).

Don’t panic. Just grab your laptop, iPad, iPod Touch or iPhone, selected Android mobile or tablet, and Virgin TV Anywhere will make sure it's waiting for you when you get home. (Android users can record remotely too. Just search for our TV Guide in the Play Store.)

It's so clever that it'll even tell you when you don't have space on your box, so you can delete some shows to free up some room. Genius.


Technical stuff

Our TiVo boxes are packed full of the latest technology. Here's a quick look at the technical stuff we've squeezed into our 500GB and 1TB TiVo boxes.

Width 24cm x Length 37cm x Height 8cm

Features

Three tuners

Lets you record three channels at once.

3D Ready

Use your TiVo box with a 3D Ready TV to watch movies and events in exhilarating 3D.

HD Ready

All you need is an HD Ready TV to enjoy super sharp high definition shows and films.

1TB or 500GB hard drive

Store 500 or 250 hours of TV.

TiVo outputs and inputs

SCART socket

For connecting a standard definition TV to your TiVo box.

HDMI socket

For connecting an HD ready TV to your TiVo box.

Optical audio output

For delivering Dolby Digital sound to your TV.

RGB

That's red, green, blue! For delivering fantastic colour to your TV.

CVBS

Stands for composite video, the format for analogue TV's picture signal.

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