IPTV and cloud-based services will play a bigger role in TiVo's business plans going forward, President and CEO Tom Rogers said during a first quarter earnings call with analysts.
Australian telco Telstra plans to use a T-Box personal video recorder unit as the linchpin and a strengthened relationship with content provider Foxtel to make its IPTV service the lever that pries more revenue from a legacy mobile and fixed line subscriber base.
Recognizing that its customers want more than single-device connectivity, TiVo has entered into the whole-home viewing space with the TiVo Mini, a product described in a press release as "an all-purpose companion device that allows TiVo users to access apps and affordably extend the viewing of live TV, recorded and streaming content, as well as on-demand programming, to rooms throughout their homes without an additional TiVo DVR."
I've always considered myself to be a focused kind of guy. I worked in newspapers in the days when newsrooms were filled with reporters talking on the phone and clattering on keyboards and just generally causing a hum that occasionally rose to a buzz that occasionally revved to a dull roar. So I was a little surprised the other night to find myself surfing the Web while simultaneously watching the sometimes painfully slow "Parade's End" on HBO.
A new survey found 52 percent of U.S. households with pay TV now have a DVR, roughly twice the number of those who had it just five years ago.
A new Juniper Research report predicts that average monthly television viewing on tablets will increase to 186 minutes per month in 2014. The study claims that as users become more accustomed to
Despite a slowdown in the global economy, 2009 digital set-top box shipments and DVRs topped 200 million in 2009 with some 50 million TV households adopting free-to-air and pay-digital services. IMS
Does the DVR have a future as a consumer electronics device, or is it destined to be only a software interface? While you ponder that question or debate it with your neighbor, TiVo, the company that
Telco TV players have been moving toward more integration between their mobile and TV services, with remote DVR scheduling via mobile phone one example. Now, Verizon Communications is taking the
Bleeding edge FiOS TV users no doubt already know about this development, but Verizon Commuications now has a FiOS DVR application for Android mobile phones like the Droid. The app offers some of the