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Frontier extends TiVo deal

Frontier extends TiVo deal

TiVo has announced that Frontier Communications, a US service provider, has signed a multi-year product licence agreement and renewal of its entertainment discovery intellectual property licence agreement. This deal names…

TiVo metadata for back catalogues

TiVo Corporation has introduced Studio, Broadcast and Network Metadata Packages. TiVo’s enhanced metadata, incorporating themes, keywords, images and related programmes, will allow studios, broadcasters and networks to increase the visibility…

Australia: Average 6.4 screens per home

Australia: Average 6.4 screens per home

The Q4 (October-December) 2016 Australian Multi-Screen Report – from Regional TAM, OzTAM and Nielsen – continues to document how growing content, platform and screen choices have caused a gradual shift in the way consumers apportion their viewing across…

US: Netflix homes pass those with DVRs

Consumer research from Leichtman Research Group (LRG) has found that 82 per cent of US TV households have a DVR, get Netflix, or VoD from a cable or telco provider…

TiVo exiting Australia and NZ

DVR specialists TiVo is pulling the plug on its Australian and New Zealand set-top boxes. In a statement revealing the switch-ff date, TiVo said: “your TiVo device will have extremely…

TiVo: “2016 a solid year”

TiVo has reported a fourth-quarter net income of $9.8 million – a result that missed Wall Street expectations. The California-based DVR specialist posted revenue of $252.3 million in the period. …

Vodafone 4K for Spain and Germany

Vodafone 4K for Spain and Germany

Vodafone Spain is set to launch a new set-top-box with TiVo and 4K technology integrated in the device, manufactured by French company Sagemcom. The device will allow the user to…

Judge throws out TiVo $196m claim

A federal judge last week denied TiVo’s Research & Analytics (TRA) subsidiary from making a potentially $196 million (€182.6m) claim against a rival. TiVo wanted to sue Kantar Media and…

Survey: DVRs aid personalised sports viewing

Sports programming is often cited as ‘DVR-proof’, but a new survey reveals that fans record live sports so they don’t miss great games, and to customise viewing experiences. Thuuz Sports’…

Virgin Media launches V6 box and ‘TellyTablet’

Virgin Media launches V6 box and ‘TellyTablet’

Describing the unveiling of its Virgin TV V6 set-top box as the industry’s “worst-kept secret”, David Bouchier, Chief Digital Entertainment Officer at UK quad-play operator Virgin Media, also introduced a…