Advanced Television


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

TiVo wins MobiTV for $18.5m

Xperi-owned TiVo has beaten off  Roku and Amino in the bidding for the MobiTV assets winning with an $18.5 million (€15.3m) bid. TiVo ended the first stage of MobiTV’s bankruptcy auction on May 11th with a lead bid of $15.5 million, with the restart scheduled for later on May 12th. TiVo’s ‘overbid’ has usurped the combination […]

May 13, 2021

TiVo’s inventory joins Xandr Marketplace

Xandr and TiVo have entered into an agreement to make TiVo’s ad-supported CTV inventory available to buyers in the Xandr Marketplace.  The agreement includes TiVo’s pre-roll and in-stream content CTV advertising offerings. “By integrating with Xandr’s advanced technology platform, TiVo is furthering our commitment to providing advertising partners with the tools they need to effectively […]

May 12, 2021

Spain: Vodafone, TiVo launch Sponsored Discovery

TiVo has announced that Vodafone España has enabled TiVo’s Sponsored Discovery product across the Vodafone TV (VTV) platform in Spain, giving content owners a new way to promote content on the platform. Sponsored Discovery is TiVo’s targeted advertising solution that places content promotions into key recommendation carousels to help streamline viewing choices and direct more […]

April 14, 2021