What is MoCA?

MoCA (pronounced "mocha," like the chocolate coffee drink!) networking is a great option if you want wired Ethernet speed but you don't have easy access to a wired Ethernet connection

MoCA, which stands for “Multimedia over Coax” delivers the same high-speed network connection you get through an Ethernet cable, but delivers it through your existing coaxial cable (the wire you use to receive cable TV) to any room in your home.

When you set up a MoCA network in your home, your TiVo DVR can receive cable TV and connect to your home network through your existing coax cable!

Why MoCA?

When you stream shows between two or more TiVo devices (TruMultiroom),you need a fast network connection. Otherwise, your shows might pause or skip while streaming, or they might not stream at all.

The best way to ensure a fast enough network connection for streaming is to use a wired Ethernet or MoCA connection. Many people don’t have a wired Ethernet connection available to each DVR and TiVo Mini in their home, so MoCA is a great alternative.

Note: Wi-Fi and Powerline (also called HomePlug®) networking are not sufficient for streaming shows reliably.
MoCA, on the other hand, provides 450 Mbit/s Net TCP throughput!

How do I set up or join a MoCA network?

Installation instruction vary depending on your home's network setup and which TiVo boxes you have. Get detailed instructions here.