Verizon VMS1100 DVR system has up to 12 tuners and 2TB of storage

Verizon Fios QuantumTV DVR is one of the most tuner packed in the industry, but it will cost you a pretty penny.

@ShaneMcGlaun
Published Wed, Apr 2 2014 11:12 AM CDT   |   Updated Mon, Oct 19 2020 8:15 PM CDT

If you have a lot of people in your home that like to watch TV and record lots of shows to the DVR, you have undoubtedly run into issues before with not having enough tuners. Your options then are to watch something recorded or interrupt one of the other tuners. If you live in an area served by the Verizon Fios QuantumTV service you can get a new whole home DVR that has the most tuners out there.

Verizon VMS1100 DVR system has up to 12 tuners and 2TB of storage | TweakTown.com

The device is the new VMS1100 media server and it has six tuners on its own. It can be paired with another box allowing it to add up to six additional tuners for a total of 12. The VMS1100 on its own has 1TB of storage space when combined with other set top boxes with its own tuners it can have up to 2TB of storage.

As you might guess, the cost of a whole home DVR system this powerful isn't cheap. The main box is said to rent for $22 monthly for a single box, $32 monthly for the dual set up with 12 tuners, and each additional box for TVs is $10 monthly. You also have to pay the monthly cable bill.

This system is reported to be rolling out right now. Phase 2 services for the system will include things like sending video feed to other devices in the home like Xbox consoles, Roku set top boxes, and tablets.

NEWS SOURCE:digitaltrends.com

Shane is a long time technology writer who has been writing full time for over a decade. Shane will cover all sorts of news for TweakTown including tech and other topics. When not writing about all things geeky, he can be found at the track teaching noobs how to race cars.

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