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TiVo: multi-service use now the norm with Netflix ‘essential’

Multi-service use of pay TV and OTT offerings is becoming the norm, with the average North American household using 2.75 services, up 26% since 2017, according to TiVo. The company’s latest Video Trends Report found that Netflix was the service most frequently selected as ‘essential’ to how consumers receive entertainment, with 52.7% of respondents choosing […]

TiVo signs metadata deal with Minerva Networks

TiVo has renewed its intellectual property license deal with Minerva Networks and agreed a new global metadata agreement with the video technology firm. Minerva will use TiVo as the metadata provider for their new cloud service delivery platform, Minerva YourTV Now. The deal establishes TiVo as Minerva’s primary metadata provider, rather than the company relying […]

Synamedia appoints former TiVo exec as SVP for Asia Pacific

Synamedia has appointed former TiVo executive, Sue Couto, as senior vice president and general manager of Asia Pacific. Couto will have overall responsibility for sales, marketing, partners, and delivery in the region and takes up her new role effective immediately. She brings more than 20 years’ experience to the job and was most recently senior vice […]

TiVo plans ‘entertainment discovery platform’ as it nears end of strategic review

TiVo said it expects to complete its strategic review by its fourth quarter and year-end 2018 earnings call and set out plans for a new entertainment discovery platform. Speaking on the company’s Q3 earnings call, interim president and CEO Raghu Rau said that while its strategic review is still in process, this is already informing […]

Foxtel renews licensing deal with TiVo

Australian pay TV outfit Foxtel has renewed its licence with TV technology provider TiVo Corporation for TiVo’s search and recommendation services. Foxtel will have access to TiVo’s personalised content discovery platform as part of the licensing agreement. TiVo said that as a long-term search and recommendation customer, Foxtel would be able to provide its subscribers […]

TiVo launches BOLT OTA set-top box for cord cutters

TiVo has launched the BOLT OTA, a set-top box designed to work with an HD antenna that it is targeting at US viewers who are considering cutting their cable TV subscription. The device, which was released in the US this week, is 4K compatible, has a voice remote, four-tuner DVR that can store up to […]

Com Hem taps TiVo for personalised content discovery

Swedish operator Com Hem Group has selected TiVo’s Personalised Content Discovery Platform to deliver tailored content experiences to its subscribers. The company has deployed the TiVo offering across its TV and mobile platforms – including iOS and Android – with users receiving personalised results when they search what’s on TV. TiVo’s discovery platform includes personalised […]

Altice Portugal renews licence with TiVo

Pay TV service provider Altice Portugal has renewed its IP licence with technology outfit TiVo. Altice Portugal’s Meo platform deployed Microsoft Mediaroom – subsequently sold to Ericsson – to power its IPTV service. TiVo became involved in a legal dispute with the Portuguese operator last year, alleging it had failed to pay certain licensing fees […]

TiVo rules out major acquisition in ongoing strategic review

TiVo has said it is not looking to make a major acquisition as part of its ongoing strategic review, and instead highlighted the value of its product and IP licensing businesses. Speaking on the company’s second quarter earnings call, interim president and CEO Raghavendra Rau said that “while we’re always open to strategic acquisitions that […]

US cable and telecom operator taps TiVo for migration to all-IP video

US regional telecom and cable operator  TDS  Telecom  has chosen TiVo’s latest platform  to deliver TV services to its  customers as part of a plan to migrate away from legacy QAM and Mediaroom services to a single TiVo-powered IP video platform. TDS Telecom will roll out its new TiVo-powered video services to  new and existing TV subscribers in both […]

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