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TiVo and Comcast both claim victory at ITC over Rovi patents

Both TiVo and Comcast have stated that they are happy with the outcome of the International Trade Commission’s (ITC’s) ruling that states the latter was in violation of one of the former’s patents. As confirmed on June 04, Administrative Law Judge MaryJoan McNamara ruled that Comcast’s X1 platform infringes Rovi’s patents. In specific, it was […]

Dave Shull appointed TiVo CEO

TiVo has made Dave Shull its new president and CEO. Interim president Raghu Rau will become vice chairperson of the firm’s board of directors. “We are thrilled to announce Dave Shull as Raghu’s successor,” said Jim Meyer, chairman of the board of directors. “In addition to Dave’s deep experience in the Pay-TV, OTT and digital […]

TiVo announces integration of key metrics into TV Viewership Data

TiVo is to incorporate demographics, ad airings and mobile devices into its TV Viewership Data product, the company has announced. The product is being expanded to include Kantar ad occurrences, Drawbridge’s Identity Graph and premium demographic attributes. This will give TiVo customers an “expanded data offering with more flexibility to meet the ever-changing needs of […]

TiVo to split into two companies

TiVo is to split into two separate companies, the company confirmed on May 9. In a statement, the company, which became synonymous as a leader in the DVR space in the early-2000s, stated that the board has “decided that separating its Product and IP Licensing businesses is believed to be the best strategy to maximise […]

PVR pioneer TiVo launches legal case against global media giant Comcast

PVR specialist TiVo, acquired by Rovi Corp in 2016, has launched a legal action in the US against Comcast, alleging that the global cable-to-content giant is infringing six of its technology patents with its X1 video recording hardware and software. The claims are the latest in a long battle between the two companies that started […]

TiVo launches CubiTV for Android TV 

TiVo has launched CubiTV for Android TV, a service designed to make it easy for operators to get started with Android TV Operator Tier. TiVo described CubiTV for Android TV as a modular, cost-effective, pre-integrated solution that will let operators deliver hybrid television entertainment to subscribers. Operators can deploy branded user interfaces, offer Google Assistant search […]

TiVo agrees metadata deal with Sky Mexico

Sky Mexico will use TiVo as the main metadata provider for its next-generation platform as part of a new licensing agreement between the two firms.   TiVo said that the new deal underscores its strong presence and commitment in Latin America and will allow Sky Mexico to deliver a superior experience to customers. The pact means […]

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 […]

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