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The Cable Catch

Clear picture. Lots of channels. Local news and regional sports. There’s a reason you have digital cable. There’s also a lot about cable that could be better.


Limited support for online streaming services makes the good stuff hard to find. Most systems aren’t 4K Ultra HD-compatible, meaning you probably need another streaming device as well. Switching inputs, juggling remotes and monthly rental fees for obsolete set-top boxes. Clumsy guides that are difficult to navigate, recommending shows and movies not even your Aunt Edna would watch. And commercials – lots of commercials. Nobody likes commercials.


Cable TV as it should be

TiVo changes all that. We’ve never stopped making TV watching the best it can be. Access all your shows, movies and sports from one 4K Ultra HD-ready device1 and make them easy to find with a voice-controlled high-performance user experience. That’s what TiVo is all about.



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Whatever you’re watching, watch it better.


We bring live, recorded and streaming TV together2 and give you the power to skip ads,3 simultaneously search across all your channels and apps, binge better by gathering, recording and organizing every available episode of any series, and so much more.




TiVo replaces your cable box


Best of all, you're not paying cable company rental fees for equipment that went out of style with the flip phone. With TiVo, you're getting advanced set-top box technology and constantly improving software. And, because you own your box, TiVo saves you money in the long run.

TiVo’s Got Your Back

Getting Tivo in your home isn't hard, especially when you follow these simple steps.



Get a CableCARD


Call your cable company and triumphantly tell them they can take their box back. Then, ask them for a CableCARD™ instead. About the size of a credit card, a CableCARD plugs into your TiVo box so you can unlock your digital cable channels. Some cable companies offer CableCARDs to their subscribers for free, others may charge a nominal monthly fee – usually a few dollars per month.


Install the CableCARD


On the bottom of the BOLT, press the two tabs and remove the cover to access the CableCARD connector. Slide the CableCARD into the grooved slot and replace the cover. If you would rather not attempt this yourself, most cable companies will come out and install the CableCARD for you.


Guided Setup


Plug in your TiVo box, and follow the on-screen setup instructions. During the setup process, you will be prompted to call your cable company with a set of numbers that allow them to activate your CableCARD. After approximately 15-20 minutes, depending on how much coffee your cable company's customer service person has had, you and your TV will be ready to enjoy TiVo's ultimate entertainment experience.

Some cable companies may try to get you to keep renting their cable boxes. They might not be so excited with your new-found TiVo freedom. If they give you a hard time, just call our tech support team at 1-877-367-8486. We've got your back and will help you get set up ASAP.

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Let's do this


Want to take your cable TV experience to the next level? The TiVo BOLT VOX™ gets you there. This all-in-one 4K Ultra HD-ready device learns what you like, so you spend more time watching and less time searching. If you’re ready to TV better, you’re ready for TiVo. 

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Shows at once


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HD Recording Hours

1 4K ultra high-definition capability requires 4K ultra high-definition content and 4K ultra high-definition capable television. Some apps may have additional 4K Ultra HD requirements and/or limitations. Netflix users should refer to nflx.it/4K.
2 Broadband internet connection is required to access and receive streaming content. Availability of third-party content from streaming sources is subject to change and certain third-party fees may apply. For example, Netflix unlimited streaming membership is required (and sold separately) to access Netflix content, and Prime Video membership is required (and sold separately) to access Prime Video content. A Hulu subscription is required (and sold separately) to access Hulu content. Hulu is available only in the United States.
3 SkipMode feature not available for all recorded shows.

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