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Blonder Tongue, TiVo partner on IPTV tech

Blonder Tongue Laboratories, a designer and manufacturer of video telecommunications, cable, and fibre transmission technologies, and TiVo have unveiled the new Blonder Tongue NXG Cryptolink for TiVo Managed IPTV Service, an OTT Bulk IPTV Video Redistribution Technology for small and medium sized businesses (SMB) and hospitality location deployments of cloud-based IPTV video services. The new […]

March 3, 2022

TiVo launches TiVo Xtend ad solutions

TiVo, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xperi, has announced the launch of TiVo Xtend, a suite of end-to-end advertising solutions built on the foundation of TiVo’s first-party deterministic TV viewership data. As TV consumption shifts away from linear and towards OTT and VOD, advertisers are seeing their reach decline from traditional TV buys. TiVo Xtend aims […]

March 1, 2022

CineLife on TiVo+ platform

Magnolia Pictures, an independent theatrical and home entertainment distributor in the US, along with its sister company Spotlight Cinema Networks, have announced the launch of CineLife on the TiVo+ platform. The linear channel offers independent films and documentaries from Magnolia Pictures’ expansive catalogue. “TiVo is a trailblazer in the ever-evolving home entertainment landscape and provides […]

January 21, 2022

ThinkAnalytics appoints Sweet as CEO of EMEA, AP

ThinkAnalytics, a global provider of cloud-based personalised content discovery, viewer insight, and targeted advertising solutions, has announced the appointment of former Cisco, NDS and TiVo executive, Samuel Sweet, as CEO of EMEA and AP. In this newly created role, Sweet will report directly to ThinkAnalytics Chairman Eddie Young and will join the board. Sweet will […]

November 11, 2021

TiVo brings IPTV platform to TIGO customers in LatAm

TiVo, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xperi, is introducing TiVo’s IPTV platform to Latin American subscribers of Tigo, provider of fixed and mobile services in Latin America. Tigo ONEtv subscribers will now be able to quickly find, watch and enjoy the content they want with TiVo’s user interface, across all their devices. TiVo’s IPTV platform is […]

October 6, 2021

Xperi Q2: “Increasingly well-positioned for growth”

Xperi has announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30th 2021. “We delivered strong second quarter revenue and earnings driven by certain deals closing earlier than expected and some expenses shifting to later in the year, increasing our visibility to achieve our full year financial outlook,” said Jon Kirchner, chief executive officer of […]

August 4, 2021

TiVo extends Fox licence

TiVo and Fox Corporation have announced a long-term renewal of their patent licence. The renewal provides Fox with continued and expanded coverage under TiVo’s patent portfolios. “We are very pleased to conclude this agreement with Fox, a producer and distributor of content through world-leading Fox brands,” said Samir Armaly, president, IP licensing of TiVo-owner Xperi. […]

July 15, 2021

TiVo expands IP licence with Google

Entertainment technologist TiVo has agreed a long-term renewal of its patent licence with Google. The renewal provides Google, who has been a licensee since 2012, with continued broad coverage under TiVo’s patent portfolios. “We are very pleased to conclude this agreement with Google, a world leader in OTT video with YouTube and Google TV, and […]

July 8, 2021

TiVo, NCC sign Master Services Agreement

Entertainment technologist TiVo has signed a Master Services Agreement with US cable industry body the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC), which operates as a programming, broadband solutions and hardware purchasing organisation. This concerns the newly-acquired MobiTV assets with the NCTC and its member companies, giving NCTC members the opportunity to continue to receive the MobiTV […]

June 16, 2021

MobiTV sale to TiVo approved

A Delaware bankruptcy judge signed off the purchase by TiVo Corp (and its owner Xperi) of MobiTV’s assets on May 21st. Judge Laurie Silverstein was told that there were no competing bids and that the process was now unopposed with all objections to the sale resolved. The bankruptcy court agreed the overall $18.5 million (€15.1m) […]

May 24, 2021By Chris Forrester