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TiVo enjoys a profitable third quarter -- with Echostar's money


Set your TiVo deathwatch monitoring devices to "hold", the the third quarter our friends from Alviso did manage to post a profit of $100.6 million, after figuring in a $105 million payment from Echostar. Patent related profits aside, a net loss of 163,000 subscribers is less heartening, as well as the acknowledgment that many mass distribution deals are still "in early phases of deployment." As it is, while ordering pizzas and queueing shows on the go is nice, we're still waiting for real profits and deployments before the 'watch gets lifted.

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