Ignite TV Features Comparison

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Ignite TV Features Comparison

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Hey Community,

 

Deciding what service to go for, when it comes your household TV experience, can be puzzling. We noticed some users were interested in Ignite TV but needed more information on what it included.

 

For that reason, we put together the chart below to compare the different TV features that are available with Ignite TV, Digital TV and Fibe TV.
 

Feature

Ignite TV

Digital TV

Fibe TV

Voice Controls

Yes

  • Change Channels
  • Set PVR Recordings
  • Find TV Shows & Movies
  • Find Special Events
  • Search by Actor, Director, or Famous Movie Quote
  • Search YouTube and YouTube Kids

No

No

Requires additional hardware (Apple TV 4 + Siri Remote) for basic voice searching

Consolidated Search

Yes

  • Recordings
  • Live TV
  • On Demand
  • Netflix
     

Yes

  • Recordings
  • Live TV
  • On Demand
     

No

Netflix

 

 

Yes

  • Recordings
  • Live TV
  • On Demand
  • Netflix

Dedicated Sports App

Yes

  • Program to record favourite sports teams and leagues
  • Record games without missing overtime
  • Live scoreboard for all leagues and games
  • View player, team, game, and fantasy stats in real time 


 

No

No

Kids

Yes

  • Dedicated On Demand Kids Channel
  • User interface designed for kids (find shows by character, age group, or box art)
  • Parental controls

 

Yes

  • Dedicated On Demand Kids Channel
  • Parental controls

No

User interface designed for kids

Yes

  • Dedicated On Demand Kids Channel
  • Parental controls

No

User interface designed for kids

 

Flexibility to Exchange Channels Each Month

Yes

  • Select - 14 Flex Channels Available
  • Popular - 46 Flex Channels Available
  • Premier - 82 Flex Channels Available

No 

No

Restart (dependent on content rights)

Yes

  • Restart a live show while it's airing
  • Watch shows immediately after airing (Instant On Demand)

No

Yes

  • Restart a live show while it's airing
  • Watch shows immediately after airing (restart up to 30 hours later)

Mobile Streaming at Home & on the go

Yes

  • Ignite TV app
  • Available on desktop, iOS, and Android

Yes

  • Rogers Anyplace TV app
  • Available on desktop, iOS, and Android

Yes

  • Fibe TV app
  • Available on desktop, iOS, and Android

Mobile Access

Yes

  • Watch Live TV
  • Watch On Demand content
  • Watch recordings
  • Download recordings
  • Delete recordings

No

Set recordings
 

Yes

  • Watch Live TV
  • Watch On Demand content

No

  • Watch recordings
  • Download recordings
  • Set recordings
  • Delete recordings
     

Yes

  • Watch Live TV
  • Watch On Demand content
  • Watch recordings
  • Download recordings
  • Set recordings
  • Delete recordings

Download PVR recordings from the cloud

Yes

No

Yes

Hardware

Ignite TV Box

  • Small and discreet design
  • Wireless
  • Voice Remote
  • 4K Compatible

NextBox 3.0 or NextBox 4K PVR

  • Small and discreet design
  • Champion Remote
  • 4K Compatible

HD Receiver or 4K Whole Home PVR

  • Wireless
  • 4K Whole Home PVR Required
  • Bluetooth Remote
  • 4K Compatible

No

Small and discreet design
 

PVR Storage

200 hours of HD or 4K

Up to 240 hours of HD or 90 hours of 4K

Up to 320 Hours of HD or 150 hours of 4K

Bundle Required

Yes

No

Yes

 

Feel free to post in the appropriate thread if you have any more questions!