Rogers introduces industry leading PVR for customers
Enhanced PVR simultaneously records eight HD programs and stores up to
240 Hours of HD shows and movies
TORONTO, Aug. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Rogers Communications unveiled today its
next generation TV experience with the launch of NextBox 3.0 - the
evolution of its in-home video offering that will transform Canadian TV
viewing. NextBox 3.0 delivers a superior TV experience that gives
viewers unprecedented access to record up to eight HD programs at one
time and store up to 240 hours of HD shows and movies.
"With NextBox 3.0 we're taking entertainment to the next level and
giving TV and PVR enthusiasts the best home video experience available
on the market today," said Phil Hartling, senior vice-president,
consumer segment, Rogers Communications. "NextBox 3.0 opens up a world
of possibilities for the ultimate TV viewer, giving them the freedom to
watch and record more hours of their favourite shows and movies."
NextBox 3.0 will offer customers in Ontario a premium television
experience like no other, including:
More simultaneous recording power: Customers can simultaneously record up to 8 HD programs at once. NextBox 3.0 Whole
Home PVR service allows customers to watch PVR recordings on 8 boxes at
the same time.
Double the storage: Everyone in the family can save their favourite programs for a rainy day
with up to 240 hours of HD storage. Viewers can record an entire series
of a show and save the episodes for a marathon viewing session without
having to worry about running out of PVR space.
Boosted fast-forwarding and channel surfing: Viewers can enjoy more TV on their terms by immersing themselves into
episodes with the three minute skip tool and slow motion playback
features. The latest upgrades also enable rapid channel changes, with
no lag time.
The NextBox 3.0 experience includes whole home PVR capability, caller ID
on your TV, a localized weather app and offers customers twice as many
movies and shows On Demand compared to Fibe. With Rogers Anyplace TVTM Home Edition, NextBox 3.0 becomes a wireless TV experience allowing
viewers to navigate their cable guide, use a virtual remote, set PVR
recordings and live stream channels all from a tablet or smartphone.
Rogers customers can also enjoy Rogers Anyplace TV live streaming and On Demand video entertainment across multiple
platforms including computers, smartphones, tablets, Xbox 360 gaming
system and LG Smart TVs.
For more information on NextBox 3.0 visit www.Rogers.com/NextBox
Rogers Communications is a diversified Canadian communications and media
company. We are Canada's largest provider of wireless voice and data
communications services and one of Canada's leading providers of cable
television, high-speed Internet and telephony. Through Rogers Media we
are engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised shopping,
magazines and trade publications, sports entertainment, and digital
media. We are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A
and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI).
SOURCE: Rogers Communications Inc.
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