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Sharp, TiVo extend deal

February 17, 2021

TiVo has announced an extended multi-year agreement with Sharp to utilise TiVo’s G-Guide products, including G-Guide HTML, G-Guide xD and remote schedule recording service across compatible television and Ultra HD Blu-ray recorder products in the Japanese market, including the latest AQUOS 8K series televisions.

This renewal with TiVo allows Sharp to continue delivering one of the industry’s most advanced interactive programme guides to its viewers throughout Japan.

“Today’s renewal with Sharp Corporation underlines TiVo’s commitment to the Japanese market, where G-Guide continues to be the leading entertainment discovery solution,” said Matt Milne, chief revenue officer, Xperi. “Our continuous dedication to innovation allows companies like Sharp to stay ahead, and viewers to find, watch and enjoy the entertainment they love.”

Additionally, the renewal with Sharp Corporation includes an expanded multi-year licence to TiVo’s patent portfolios, enabling Sharp to build customisable content discovery services across its devices. This extension covers Sharp products worldwide.

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