TiVo takes Roamio DVR into the cloud

DVR maker TiVo has demoed its Network DVR (NDVR) prototype at CES in Las Vegas, as it looks to replicate its TiVo Roamio DVR experience in the cloud. TiVo said that NDVR was a “natural extension of the TiVo solution” and will let viewers find, consume and socially share cloud-delivered content through the TiVo user interface. […]

MultiChoice adds new features to Explora DVR

South Africa-based MultiChoice has added new features to the DStv Explora DVR it launched in August. MultiChoice has added a range of new features including episode stacking, making individual episodes of the same series in catch-up automatically grouped in one folder. Other new features include a kids category in DStv Catchup and sub-genres for movies, […]

TiVo launches out-of-home Roamio streaming

DVR maker TiVo has launched out-of-home streaming on its TiVo Roamio Pro and TiVo Roamio Plus DVRs for the first time. TiVo said that customers can now stream and download live TV and recorded content to their smartphones and tablets from anywhere, providing a “better experience for TV lovers.” “Until now, your shows have been locked […]

RGB Networks launches cloud DVR platform

Technology provider RGB Networks has launched CloudXtream DVR, a cloud-based DVR platform for cable operators and other video service providers at the Cable-Tec Expo show in the US.  The platform, built on RGB’s network DVR (nDVR) product suite, is said by RGB Networks to overcome the storage challenges of cloud-based DVR thanks to the use […]

TiVo to debut next generation Network PVR

TiVo is due to debut a prototype of its next generation cloud television offering at IBC, the TiVo Network PVR.  The device will enable consumers to easily find, consume and socially share cloud-delivered content through the TiVo user interface, TiVo said. The DVR maker claimed that the Network PVR is an “important next step for […]

TiVo adds Opera software to Roamio boxes

DVR maker TiVo is integrating Opera software into its recently-launched Roamio platform, in a move that it said would “enhance the power of web technologies” on TiVo devices. The deal will see TiVo incorporate the Opera TV Solution, enabling users to download HTML5 Apps covering areas such as business, entertainment, fashion and sports. The Opera […]

TiVo launches Roamio DVRs

DVR maker TiVo has launched a new generation of set-top boxes marking its first major product release in three years.  The Roamio line of DVRs will be priced at US$200, US$400 and US$600 respectively for the standard Roamio box, the Roamio Plus and Roamio Pro models, plus a US$15 monthly service fee according to US […]

MultiChoice begins selling new HD DVR

South African pay TV operator MultiChoice has begun commercialising its new HD DVR set-top box, the DStv Explora. The box in cludes a 2TB hard drive and has a top line retail price of ZAR2,499 (€190). The DStv Explora is currently available in South Africa but MultiChoice plans to make it available throughout its African […]

Virgin Media adding 14,000 TiVo customers per week

Virgin Media said that 44% of its TV customers have now opted to take its TiVo DVR service, and that it is adding an average of almost 14,000 TiVo customers per week. Announcing its second quarter results, the UK cable operator, which was recently acquired by Liberty Global, said that it added 155,000 TiVo subscribers […]

DTV CEE13 Video Interview – SBB

Serbian service provider SBB’s Vana Vrazalic talks to DTVE about communicating the benefits of advanced services such as multiscreen and OTT to subscribers.