We have been a long time shaw customer and have recently upgraded to the blue curve system.
We have notice that when pausing live TV we seem to be only able to hold 30 minutes, backwards from current clock time. The previous systems allowed a pause for 90 minutes or more, so you could leave and return to the program after significant periods of time.
Is there a feature to "turn on" this function on blue curve. Given this is a cloud based system storage should not be a concern.
If this a truly lost feature then this needs to be reconsidered.
@pstemler -- after pressing PAUSE, press RECORD, to save the program "forever". Later, watch the recording until it completes, and then choose "delete". As a bonus, the recording might include the most-recent 30 minutes that you have watched -- FAST FORWARD through most of those minutes, to catch-up on your train-of-thought.
I just got my blue curve equipment today. I do not like the tv guide and I hate that I can't pause tv for a long time. I have been a customer since 2004.
The only reason I got new equipment was because the old equip started to fail as SHAW no longer supported it. I used to be able to pause one PVR for an hour and another one closer to 2 hours. I sincerely hope this long pause feature is available soon.
No I don't want to record everything I want to pause so do not suggest that as a fix.
@SHINES -- No I don't want to record everything; I want to pause, so do not suggest that as a fix.
Currently, that is the only "work-around" for your issue.
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