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By 2010, DIRECTV had a pretty good idea what it was doing with DVRs. In order to understand what happens next, you have to go almost back to the beginning.
In 2006, DIRECTV was working furiously to finish its HR20 DVR, but they already had an idea where they wanted to go. A top-secret project started to develop a new kind of DVR for high-end customers, with up to four tuners and the ability to