TiVo has announced that RCN, the US cable operator, has selected TiVo’s Next-Gen Platform to bring advanced innovation to its customers. RCN will be the first operator to deploy the Next-Gen Platform and will roll out its new TiVo-powered video solution to its high-speed Internet, digital TV and home phone customers. RCN also plans to expand the TiVo offerings across its properties, including Grande Communications Networks and WaveDivision Holdings. RCN was the first operator to deploy TiVo in the Pay-TV space.
“After reviewing a number of solutions on the market, we were impressed with TiVo’s Next-Gen Platform and their commitment to helping us bring forth a compelling user experience, personalised recommendations, advanced voice functionality and multi-platform support to our customers,” said Patrick Murphy, CTO, RCN, Grande and Wave. “Additionally, TiVo’s IPTV products provide advanced video solutions for our broadband-only subscribers and enhance the RCN viewing experience across mobile platforms.”
“We are excited to continue working with RCN and providing their customers with a feature-rich and highly personalised user experience that they can take with them across their favourite devices,” added Jeffrey Glahn, vice president of sales, TiVo. “TiVo’s future-proof product portfolio provides the flexibility, scalability and next-gen IPTV services that will enable RCN to demonstrate market leadership in an ever-evolving entertainment landscape.”