Starting March 1, DirecTV is raising its rates for TiVo subscribers from $4.99 to $5.99 per month.
At least I'm paying less than you suckers with cable.
Meanwhile, TiVo CEO Tom Rogers said this week that the company may start giving away free TiVo boxes to anyone who wants one, in order get more people sign up for its service. The problem for TiVo is that 70 percent of its 4 million customers use DirecTV, which has stopped selling TiVo in favor its own brand of DVR. Since DirecTV gives its proprietary DVRs away for free, who would buy a TiVo-brand DVR?