Optimum Expands Cloud-Based DVR to Include Three Times More Storage and 10 Simultaneous Recordings
Multi-Room DVR from Cablevision's Optimum Gives Customers Control Over When and Where They Watch TV in the Home.
Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2013
Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC) today announced significant enhancements to its cloud-based DVR service, delivering three times more storage than previously offered and more recording capability than any other service provider in the nation. Optimum’s Multi-Room DVR, previously known as DVR Plus, now provides 300 hours of storage for Standard Definition content or 75 hours for High Definition. Customers can also record 10 programs simultaneously, virtually eliminating any scheduling conflicts. Multi-Room DVR from Optimum turns every set-top box in the home into a DVR and gives viewers the freedom to watch their recorded content from any TV.
“Multi-Room DVR gives customers control over when and where they watch TV in the home. Customers can record 10 shows at once, more than FiOS and DirecTV combined, with hundreds of hours of storage for their favorite shows,” said Bradley Feldman, vice president of video product management for Cablevision. “Our cloud-based DVR is the industry’s most advanced DVR service and provides customers with the flexibility they need to enjoy the programming they love without being forced to choose between shows.”
Multi-Room DVR from Optimum features include:
- Record up to 10 shows at the same time
- Up to 300 hours of storage
- Record, manage and playback from every TV with a digital set-top box in the home
- Full DVR management on Optimum.net and the Optimum App
- Pause and resume viewing live television on every TV with a set-top box in the home
- Simple preference settings to make scheduling recordings easy
Multi-Room DVR is available to Optimum TV customers with a digital set-top box for $12.95 per month. Customers can upgrade or sign-up for the service from home and turn their existing set-top box into a DVR with no appointment or installation needed. Customers interested in ordering or upgrading can activate the service from Optimum TV channel 905 or http://www.Optimum.com.
Optimum TV’s customers have access to more than 570 channels, including more than 85 premium movie channels, 46 channels of commercial-free digital music, more than 55 TV to GO networks and thousands of on-demand titles. Additionally, customers can discover Optimum TV’s extensive content options with the interactive programming guide as well as enjoy programming on their tablet, laptop or mobile device using the Optimum App. Customers also receive uniquely valuable and relevant local content through News 12. This powerful combination of Optimum TV’s advanced features gives customers the ultimate in entertainment and viewing control.
For more information on Multi-Room DVR, visit http://www.Optimum.com/dvr.
Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC) is one of the nation’s leading media and telecommunications companies, delivering its Optimum-branded television, Internet, and voice offerings throughout the New York area. Cablevision’s local media properties include News 12 Networks, MSG Varsity and Newsday Media Group. Additional information about Cablevision is available on the Web at http://www.cablevision.com.
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