No! With a single Tablo one family member can watch sports while another watches a cooking show. Or you can record a program while watching another live.
The Tablo works this way because it has more than one tuner, and it sends video over your network instead of directly to your television.
We've got a quick 'explainer' video on our website going over the details over how Tablo works. You can view it here: https://www.tablotv.com/how-tablo-works/