Tom Rogers

Discovery invests in second screen sports app WinView

Discovery has contributed to a US$12 million funding round raised by second-screen live sports prediction platform, WinView. Former TiVo chairman, president and CEO, Tom Rogers, who is currently executive chairman of WinView, was responsible for driving the Series B funding round. Graham Holdings Company, Ted Leonsis’ Monumental Sports and Entertainment and boutique investment bank LionTree Partners […]

TiVo ups CFO Chopra to interim CEO

TiVo has named chief financial officer (CFO) Naveen Chopra as interim CEO, taking from outgoing chief exec Tom Rogers at the end of the month. Chopra, who has been at TiVo since 2003, is due to take up the interim role on January 30, as Rogers steps down to become non-executive chairman of the board. […]

TiVo CEO Rogers to quit in January

TiVo CEO Tom Rogers is leave his position after nearly 11 years at the end of January, also the end of the company’s fiscal year. Rogers will continue with TiVo as non-executive chairman. TiVo’s board has formed a search committee to identify the best internal or external candidate to lead the company. Board member Dan […]

TiVo launches online portal for TV discovery

TiVo has launched a free web portal designed to make it easy for viewers to find programmes they want to watch from both cable services and streaming apps. TiVo Online is designed to be a comprehensive, personalised search service across all sources of programmes. Available for PC or Mac, users can also use it to […]

TiVo expands emerging market footprint with Cubiware deal

TiVo has acquired Poland-based Cubiware, a firm that provides software for emerging market pay TV operators, in a bid to expand its international presence.  TiVo said that the deal will allow it to expand in 25 countries and to offer a wider set of cost-effective solutions for TV operators around the world. “Cubiware immediately accelerates […]

TiVo subscriptions grow by 33%

TiVo subscriptions grew by 33% year-on-year to 4.8 million in its second quarter, helping to boost multi-system operator (MSO) revenues from the likes of Virgin Media and Ono by 37%. Announcing its results for the three months ended July 31, the DVR maker said that in Sweden it had powered Com Hem to positive subscriber additions for […]

TiVo makes subscriber gains, tips more Netflix deployments

TiVo reported its strongest ever quarter of cable subscription additions in Q3 and predicted more operator-Netflix deals following implementations for Virgin Media in the UK and Com Hem in Sweden. For the three months ending October 31, TiVo said it had a strong quarter with almost 300,000 MSO additions and total subscription numbers increasing by […]

TiVo ushers in ‘new chapter’ with record profits

DVR maker TiVo reported what it said was its highest quarterly net income in the company’s history, following recent litigation settlements with Cisco and Motorola.  The firm reported second quarter net income of US$268.9 million (€201.1 million), compared to a net loss of US$27.7 million in the same quarter last year. TiVo, which hailed the […]