This thread at Cable Forum reveals that 1,000 customers on Virgin's VIP 50 (Mb broadband) package have been sent a TiVo remote along with a unique number to enter on a personalised webpage.
The page features a woman who talks to the user and shows you your remote with your name; followed by a link to a Virgin Media TiVo forum which doesn't seem to be working yet.
The letter confirms that for these 1,000 customers, they can then receive a TiVo box for free, with the £3 monthly fee waived. Lucky buggers.
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