ReplayTV Changes Business Model

from the damn,-we-didn't-expect-competition... dept

Apparently, someone forgot to write the “competition” part of ReplayTV’s business plan. They’re changing the business model because they can’t compete with Tivo, and their marketing muscle. Now, instead of selling ReplayTV devices to consumers, they’re simply going to license the technology to other companies, and let the money roll in. This most likely means that ReplayTV wasn’t selling enough of its boxes via the marketing they’d already done, and now they’re looking for a way to save the company. I wouldn’t be surprised if they eventually sold the company off to a set-top box maker like General Instrument who’ll fire all the workers and keep the technology. Despite what they say, if you already own a ReplayTV, you might want to look into buying a Tivo…

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