TiVo Brings Netflix to a TV Near You

Companies finally join forces to offer streaming video
By Laila Weir,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 30, 2008 3:34 PM CDT
TiVo Brings Netflix to a TV Near You
In this May 16, 2008, file photo, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings smiles at Netflix headquarters in Los Gatos, Calif.   (AP Photo)

Starting in December, TiVo owners will be able to watch Netflix movies and TV episodes on their televisions, Ars Technica reports. Consumers will need to own a compatible TiVo device and subscribe to both services to get access to over 12,000 movies and shows. The companies first discussed a partnership in 2004, but only today said they’ve begun testing the service. (More Netflix stories.)

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