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Green STBs saving $100s of millions

Findings from a report looking at the energy efficiency of set-top boxes show that the voluntary STB energy conservation agreement between the pay-TV industry, consumer electronics manufacturers and energy efficiency advocates has saved American consumers approximately $168 million in energy bills. According to the Voluntary Agreement for Ongoing Improvement to the Energy Efficiency of Set-Top Boxes 2013 Annual Report, the […]

TiVo increases Q2 revenues

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TiVo reported higher Q2 revenue as the DVR specialist benefited from worldwide growth and am increased customer base. For the quarter ended July 31st, TiVo reported a profit of $9.3 million compared with $268.9 million a year earlier. The year-ago period included $276 million in net income from its settlement with Cisco and Motorola over patent claims. Total revenue increased […]

Over-the-Air DVR from TiVo

DVR specialist TiVo has unveiled the limited edition TiVo Roamio OTA DVR with an initial retail price of $49.99, for those US consumers who do not have cable or satellite service, yet still want a DVR. “Many top TV shows in America are available with a simple HD antenna,” said TiVo CMO Ira Bahr. “TiVo is devoted to making the […]

Emmys for TiVo

TiVo has announced that the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) has awarded both TiVo and subsidiary Digitalsmiths an Emmy Award for their role in shaping the next generation of home entertainment. TiVo was recognised for Television Enhancement Devices and Digitalsmiths for Personalised Recommendation Engines for Video Discovery for Multichannel Video Programming Distributors (MVPDs). The 2014 honours mark […]

Cloud-based DVR for Movistar

Alcatel-Lucent and Telefónica have enabled a new cloud-based TV feature for Telefónica’s pay-TV service, Movistar TV. Using Alcatel-Lucent’s Cloud DVR solution, Movistar subscribers now have access to up to 350 hours of personal online recording through their set-top boxes with a service that allows simultaneous use of all channels. A ‘mosaic’ TV feature for major sporting events also allows customers […]

Humax launches new-look Freeview+ HD box

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Humax, the digital set-top box provider, has launched its latest Freeview+ HD box, offering a cheaper option for subscription-free access to all Freeview TV and radio channels, advanced recording features and HD channels. The Humax HDR-1800T, priced at £149.99, is available to buy from retailers including John Lewis, Tesco, Currys PC World, Argos, Euronics and a range of independents. The […]

DISH Wireless Joey eliminates wired clutter

US digital satellite platform DISH has introduced the Wireless Joey system, aimed at providing consumers the ability to watch TV virtually anywhere in and around the home without the need for wiring. The small client connects wirelessly to the Hopper Whole-Home HD DVR using a dedicated 802.11ac access point. “Wireless Joey expands installation options where coaxial or Ethernet wiring is […]

Roku’s Wood: ‘All TV to be streamed’

Roku CEO Anthony Wood has suggested that in the future, all TV is going to be streamed, and shrugged off competition from Apple, Amazon and Google. Wood shared his views on the convergence of Internet video and television in an interview with The Associated Press. As to where TV is headed, Wood suggested that it was “pretty clear” that all […]

Over half Sky subs connected

More than half of Sky’s subscribers have now connected their Sky+HD box to broadband, giving them access to the full range of on-demand services. Sky said the total number of connected Sky+HD boxes has

TiVo gains momentum in Spain

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TiVo service is growing in Spain with 407,000 subscribers through ONO, the country’s largest cable company, representing more than half of its total subscribers. TiVo has become the main driving force behind the growth of the ONO’s pay-TV service. With more than 120 channels (43 on HD), a 500 Gbytes hard disk and a videoclub service with more than 2,800 […]

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