Smart Televisions: The Basics - How to Get One & Save Money!

Movies, shows, and sports are a great way to unwind, relax, and escape the world, even if just for a bit. Televisions have come a long way since they were first introduced in 1927. First, it was the introduction of the remote and then it was the flatscreen, and now it is the smart TV. Televisions are constantly evolving to provide viewers a better experience. Smart Televisions are the latest and greatest thing to hit the market when it comes to the capability of televisions. You may ask, what exactly is a Smart TV?

What Makes a Smart TV?

Traditional televisions have limited capabilities, relying on antennas or the services of cable or satellite to bring shows and movies to viewers. A DVD or BluRay player can also be hooked up to play movies on DVD but that is the extent of viewing capabilities. Smart TVs offer so much more.

On a basic level, Smart TVs have an internet connection. This enables the television to not only be hooked up to your cable or satellite provider, but also to apps and programs such as Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, and so much more. Many Smart TVs also have a web browser built-in, so you can use the web just as you would on your computer.

Smart TV on a Budget

You want to catch up with the times and technology and replace your traditional television with a Smart TV. You want to be able to watch Netflix, Hulu, and more right from your television screen but you don't want to fork out a bunch of money for a brand new Smart TV. Do you have any other options? The answer is yes. Any television can be a smart TV with the right equipment. Express TV powered by TiVo is the ultimate solution to making your standard television a state-of-the-art Smart TV.

Save Money With Express TV

There is no need to go out and buy a whole new pricey television set when there's nothing wrong with the one you have. Save money with Express TV. Express TV powered by TiVo is the perfect solution to turn any traditional television into a Smart TV. It allows you to do everything in one place. Features include:

  • Access to live television programming
  • Access DVR Recordings
  • Stream on Demand Content
  • Access all of your favorite apps including Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, and more

You can connect Express TV to up to six televisions in your home! Download the TiVo app and search through television programs as well as set your favorite ones to record and watch them anytime. With Express TV, if you're watching a show in the living room, you can pause it and pick up right where you left off in a different room.

Express TV Powered BY TiVo Features

Multiple Device Streaming

Today, shows and movies are not just enjoyed on televisions. Viewers like to binge their favorite shows, movies, and sports from their phones, iPads, computers, and tablets. With the TiVo app, Express TV allows you to watch your favorite shows anytime, anywhere, on any device. Do not worry about trying to find where you left off when you switch devices, your spot will be saved.

Manage From Anywhere

Even if you aren't home, you can manage your settings and recordings from anywhere. Set your favorite show to record from your computer, phone, tablet or any other device you have the TiVo app downloaded on.

Favorite Streaming Apps

Make the most out of your favorite apps. Express TV allows you to access your favorite streaming accounts including:

  • Netflix
  • Hulu
  • YouTube
  • Pandora
  • Crackle
  • Sling
  • Amazon Prime Video and many more

Quick Mode

Are you short on time, but still want to finish the show? With Quick Mode, you can watch shows 30% faster and still hear every bit of dialogue. When you are ready, you can switch back to regular mode at any time.

Express TV powered by TiVo is your solution to turning your television into a Smart TV and saving money at the same time. Enjoy all of your favorite shows and movies like never before! Call Buckeye Broadband today at 419.724.9800 to schedule your TiVo installation appointment!

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