TiVo and broadband success for Virgin Media

Virgin Media saw a surge in new TiVo customers during the fourth quarter of 2011, with its base more than doubling to 435,000. That figure means 12% of the cable operator’s TV base now subscribes to the next generation platform that combines live TV with on-demand and web content and offers up to 1TB of […]

ONO adds new apps to TiVo

Spanish cable operator ONO has added a number of new broadband applications and channels for its recently launched TiVo advanced TV service. Sol Música will provide music concerts, interviews with artists, reports and coverage of festivals, while Canal Decasa provides video advice on home decoration, beauty, fashion and health and wellbeing. Rockola.fm, an online radio […]

DVR and online TV surpassing live TV, says TiVo

Consumption of recorded TV and internet-delivered video is surpassing live TV viewing on TiVo devices, according to research by the DVR technology specialist. Nearly two thirds of the viewing on web-connected TiVo units is now delayed television or on-demand video via broadband, according to the company. TiVo tracks anonymous usage across some two million TiVo […]

AT&T to pay out for TiVo patent infringement

US telco AT&T has agreed to settle a patent dispute with DVR technology provider TiVo and will pay about US$215 million (€165 million) to the TV technology specialist between now and 2018. The exact payment will depend on AT&T’s subscriber growth being in line with expectations. AT&T follows pay TV provider EchoStar, which agreed to […]

Ono adds remote record to TiVo

Spanish cable operator Ono has added remote record to its TiVo platform. Users can schedule a recording using any compute with internet access. TiVo by Ono lets users record two channels simultaneously and store more than 200 hours of content. The platform is currently available in Madrid and Barcelona and will roll out to the […]

ONO hoping for strong TiVo uptake as economy hits results

Spanish cable operator ONO has pre-registered 32,000 customers for its TiVo service, which was soft-launched last month. ONO will roll out the TiVo service across its networks in the coming quarters. The company will be hoping that TiVo will provide a strong marketing tool for its TV services after a difficult third quarter. The company […]

TiVo chief: cable should embrace OTT

Cable operators should consider bundling over-the-top services from the likes of Netflix as part of their offering, according to TiVo CEO Tom Rogers. Speaking at an Advertising Week event in New York, Rogers said that TiVo was now seeing greater interest in its products from US cable operators. He said that it was important for […]

Ono and TiVo provide more details

Spanish pay TV operator Ono and TiVo have provided more details about their new platform at the IBC conference in Amsterdam. Ono customers will be able to set Season Pass Recordings to automatically record their favourite programmes and schedule recordings when not at home. The platform will also record programmes based on users’ interests via […]

Ono fleshes out TiVo plans

Spanish cable operator Ono has revealed that its TiVo platform will be available from October. Ono’s fibre subscribers will be charged €10 per month for the TiVo service, which will be available initially in Madrid, then Barcelona, before rolling out across the rest of its fibre network. TiVo by Ono will offer 12 HD channels, […]

TiVo reports reduced losses

US-based DVR and interactive TV technology provider TiVo has reported reduced second-quarter losses on better-than-expected revenues. Service and technology revenues were up 18% to US$49.6 million (€34.4 million), exceeding guidance. TiVo reported a net loss of US$19.6 million, compared with guidance that predicted a net loss of between US$25 million and US$27 million. Virgin Media, […]

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