TiVo said Wednesday that it would offer its 80-hour Series2 DVRs for free after rebate while supplies last. The box normally retails for $219.99 USD. In addition, the company would offer the 80-hour dual tuner TiVo for $69.99 USD ($349.99 retail), and the 180-hour dual tuner for $169.99 USD following rebates.
Any length of service contract would be ellgible for the discounts. Based on the length of contract, the monthly service fee would decrease. For those selecting a three-year contract, the monthly rate would be $12.95 per month or $299 if prepaid ($8.30 per month); for a two-year contract, $14.95 per month or $299 prepaid; and $19.95 for a one-year contract, or $199 when prepaid.