First Look: Comcast's Remote DVR Scheduling For TiVo via Fancast


Comcast’s first foray into remote DVR scheduling — a feature DirecTV made the centerpiece of recent ad spots slamming cable — may be in partnership with TiVo, through its Fancast Web site.

This summer, Comcast will allow TiVo DVR customers in New England to schedule recordings online, TiVo said in announcing its Q1 results Wednesday. (See Comcast To Make TiVo ‘Primary DVR Choice’ In One Tru2way Market.)

Here’s a first peek at the interface Comcast customers with a TiVo will see for remote scheduling, accessed via the operator’s or portals: