TiVo has announced that Jupiter Telecommunications (J:COM), one of Japan’s largest cable television operators, has signed a multi-year licence renewal for TiVo’s G-Guide and IP across Japan.
The licence agreement, which covers J:COM’s VoD services for cable TV subscribers, has now been expanded to cover OTT subscribers on mobile devices and PCs. This enables J:COM to deliver a highly-personalised entertainment discovery experience to all VoD subscribers. The agreement also extends J:COM’s licence to cover their OTT subsidiaries.
“The agreement with J:COM is a testament to the strength of TiVo’s innovative technology portfolio, in delivering the ultimate entertainment experience. Through TiVo’s solutions, J:COM provides a unique, personalised and advanced entertainment discovery experience to its users in Japan, thus shaping the new era of content consumption,” said Michael Hawkey, senior vice president and general manager, User Experience, TiVo.