Shaw Communications has entered into a multi-year extension of its agreement for TiVo’s i-Guide and its intellectual property (IP) licence, and expanded its Rovi patent portfolio IP licence to also cover the TiVo patent portfolio. Shaw Communications is a leading Canadian connectivity company.
“Extending our agreement with Shaw Communications underscores the benefits of TiVo’s advanced interactive programme guide (IPG) and demonstrates the value of our IP and technology,” said Matt Milne, chief revenue officer, TiVo. “With these offerings, Shaw Communications can continue to deliver captivating entertainment discovery experiences to its customers.”
Within the expanded scope of this long-term deal, Shaw Communications will gain broader access to TiVo’s next-generation IP offerings for use across all platforms including BlueSky TV. Shaw Communications will also continue to leverage TiVo’s i-Guide, an intuitive IPG that provides easy-to-use linear TV listings navigation plus VoD and DVR capabilities.
“We’re happy to renew our agreements with TiVo, which reinforces our commitment to providing advanced entertainment offerings to our customers across Canada,” said Jay Mehr, president of Shaw Communications.