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TiVo, Altice USA extend deal

December 21, 2017

Entertainment technology and audience insights specialist TiVo has confirmed that broadband communications and video service provider Altice USA has selected TiVo services to support its service offerings under an expanded six-year agreement. Altice USA has broadened its licence to the TiVo patent portfolios used to build customisable, next-generation services.

As part of the agreement, Altice USA has also deployed TiVo’s Personalized Content Discovery platform to enable personalisation and recommendation features on its newest, cloud-based connectivity platform, Altice One. The Personalized Content Discovery feature combines TiVo’s personalised search and recommendations with its renowned conversational voice search.

“Today’s services, product and intellectual property announcement with Altice USA demonstrates the value of TiVo’s innovations as service providers deploy next-gen, cloud-based systems for the evolving video market,” said Enrique Rodriguez, president and CEO, TiVo. “The breadth of TiVo’s offerings provides our customers with a comprehensive suite of solutions to enable services that drive further value.”

“We’re pleased to extend our agreement with TiVo and to collaborate on the advanced entertainment services that will delight our customers now and into the future,” said Hakim Boubazine, co-president and chief operating officer, Altice USA.

Altice USA will also continue to use i-Guide and TiVo’s Gateway DVR solution that will provide personalised recommendations and deep integration with over-the-top content.

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