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Whats the Ethernet Port for?

Hello, Im new here so sorry if this is a stupid question. Im currently on Sky and leaving them for VM, On sky in order to use the on demand service i need to use an Ethernet cable. Is this what the port is for on the Tivo do i need to use the Ethernet port to use the online services? If not then whats the Ethernet port for?

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Re: Whats the Ethernet Port for?

ah so a little bit like casting from your phone to the Tivo to play on the tv? So i wouldnt need the ethernet to use the online/demand services on Tivo?

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Re: Whats the Ethernet Port for?

The Ethernet port is for transfer of shows between two tivos or for network remote control






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ah ok cool thank you, what is network remote control?

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Basically it allowas you to play iplayer programs and Netflix from a phone or tablet to play directly to the TiVo






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ah so a little bit like casting from your phone to the Tivo to play on the tv? So i wouldnt need the ethernet to use the online/demand services on Tivo?

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Re: Whats the Ethernet Port for?


rich_tweddle wrote:

ah so a little bit like casting from your phone to the Tivo to play on the tv? So i wouldnt need the ethernet to use the online/demand services on Tivo?


Correct






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Re: Whats the Ethernet Port for?

You do not need to connect TiVo via Ethernet to access On Demand.

TiVo has it's own internet connection.

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