Some 9,000 Blockbuster DVD rental kiosks will be rebranded after Redbox's acquisition of NCR Corporation, and now the company's streaming outlets may be thinning as well. Several TiVo users at the TiVo Community forums are reporting that they've received emails from Blockbuster indicating that the Blockbuster app will no longer be available on their devices as of March 31st because the company is "updating our technology platform." While TiVo still lists Blockbuster On Demand as an available feature, the STBs are no longer listed as supported devices on Blockbuster's site. Losing additional choices is never good news for consumers, with TiVo boxes already offering on-demand options from the likes of Amazon, Netflix, and Hulu, we doubt that TiVo owners will be hard-pressed for content. We've reached out to Blockbuster to confirm the change, and will let you know as soon as we have more.
Blockbuster On Demand dropping TiVo support?
Some TiVo owners are reporting that they've been told by Blockbuster that the company's on-demand service is dropping support for TiVo devices.