replay or tivo with no phone line

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  1. Kamal_K

    Kamal_K Stunt Coordinator

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    I have a cell phone, can I still use replay or tivo?
     
  2. Michael Reuben

    Michael Reuben Studio Mogul

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    I don't know how much of this advice will apply to your situation, but you should review this thread:

    But What If I Don't Have A Home Phone?

    If your cellphone service supports a data connection and you can figure out a way to connect it to the PVR, I don't see why you couldn't use that as well. But you'd have to make the calls manually instead of letting the unit update itself automatically.

    M.
     
  3. Michael*K

    Michael*K Screenwriter

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    You can use a broadband connection for the daily program update. With Tivo at least though, you have to use a phone line for the initial setup of the unit. But it doesn't have to be done at your house. You can bring it to a friend or family member's place and use their phone line.
     
  4. Joe McKeown

    Joe McKeown Stunt Coordinator

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    Replay just requires either Ethernet or phoneline. If the Ethernet is online it will never even try the modem.
     

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