Category archives for: PVR

TiVo collaborates with NESS

TiVo has formed a partnership with Ness Software Engineering Services (SES), a global provider of end-to-end software product engineering services and consultancy. TiVo will leverage the expertise of Ness SES in designing and deploying advanced television solutions by creating an Engineering Centre in Iasi, Romania. This new Engineering Centre will provide TiVo with the ability to grow and expand its […]

Cisco Videoscape for beIN

Global sports pay-TV provider beIN SPORTS has selected the Cisco Videoscape TV services delivery platform to deliver advanced sports video experiences across more than 20 countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Cisco provides software and hardware solutions, along with prime system integration services to beIN SPORTS to help support millions of new subscriptions across MENA. beIN […]

Broadpeak upgrades Cloud-PVR Solutions

Broadpeak, a provider of content delivery network (CDN) technologies and live and VoD servers has announced new impulsive recording capabilities for its cloud-PVR solution. By enabling video content for multiple end-users to be recorded and stored only once, either on managed or unmanaged networks, Broadpeak’s impulsive recording technology significantly reduces operators’ storage expenses. “Time-based and impulsive recording can be very […]

Cisco cloud for KD and Charter

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Cisco’s cloud-based offerings are gaining traction. Following its confirmation of a partnership with Kabel Deutschland, Cisco and Charter Communications, the fourth-largest cable operator in the United States have entered into a strategic agreement through which Cisco will supply key products in support of Charter’s breakthrough next-generation video solution. Cisco is to provide a new advanced TV platform for Vodafone-owned German […]

TiVo OnePass boosts binging

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TiVo has introduced TiVo OnePass, an all-access solution available on TV in the home or via TiVo mobile apps, that tracks down every episode of a show a user wants to catch up on and displays all of the episodes in a ‘My Shows’ folder to serve as the ultimate multi-source binge-watching solution. TiVo OnePass organises episodes of favourite shows […]

VoD, DVRs core to pay-TV packages

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Consumer research from broadband, media and entertainment industries specialist Leichtman Research Group (LRG) found that 76 per cent of US households have a DVR, subscribe to Netflix, or use VoD from a cable or telco provider – with 26 per cent of households using two of the services, and 11 per cent using all three. The survey also found

UPC Poland gets Horizon

UPC Poland, part of Liberty Global, is launching a full Horizon TV offering in the New Year. It has already made the Horizon Go service available, and has now invited a group of customers to trial the set-top box service ahead of its commercial launch. The decoder, which provides access to social media sites including Facebook, YouTube and Twitter on […]

TiVo Q3 profits down, subs up

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Advanced television service TiVo has reported a 49 per cent fall in quarterly profit, hurt by a provision for future tax bills. The company’s net profit fell to $6.3 million, for the third quarter ended October 31st, from $12.5 million a year earlier. TiVo recorded a tax provision of $7.1 million in the quarter, compared with a tax benefit of […]

More UK homes use PVR than VoD

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Decipher, the digital media consultancy, has released findings from Wave 5 of its Mediabug research. It shows that VoD viewing is moving from

Fire TV Amazon’s “most successful device launch”

Amazon has announced that Fire TV Stichas strated shipping. “Fire TV Stick has been our most successful device launch ever,” said Dave Limp, Senior Vice President, Amazon Devices. “We built a ton of these, but customer demand still outpaced our supply. We’re excited by the overwhelming customer response and the team is working hard to build more as quickly as […]

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