BMWs To Integrate TiVo Video Media Platform

BMW will integrate TiVo’s video media platform in BMW 5 series and above models, giving owners access to both linear and on-demand video content providers. The Powered by TiVo platform will offer news, movies and other country-specific content and access to media libraries. It is expected to begin rolling out over-the-air in vehicles in initial launch countries by the end of 2023.

Launch Of First TiVo-Based TVs Delayed To Second Half Of 2023

TiVo: Viewers Use An Average Of 9 Streaming Services

With the streaming industry becoming increasingly saturated, making sense of viewer data and consumption habits is key. According to TiVo’s most recent video trends survey, consumers’ average number of streaming services peaked to about nine apps in 4Q 2021. And Chris Ambrozic, SVP of product management for TiVo Discovery Solutions, hints that the average number of apps continues to tick up in TiVo’s upcoming consumer survey — scheduled for release in September.

TiVo Aims To Bridge CTV And Linear For Marketers

TiVo parent Xperi has said it expects connected TV and TiVo to bolster its growth in 2022, and during the upfronts the company is sending the message that it can bridge the gap of CTV and linear worlds for marketers.

TiVo Connects TV Data To New Ad Platform

TiVo has launched Xtend, a group of new advertising solutions using the company’s first-party deterministic TV viewership data. The platform will offer deterministic data to identify who has or has not tuned into programming or seen a message from a brand or its competitors; programmatic audience segments, scaled and tested for targeting on connected TV, PC, tablet and mobile; connected TV inventory layered with Xtend or custom audiences to add incremental reach and frequency to linear across 40 million households; and clickable ads placed within native TiVo Guides.


TiVo’s Pay TV Revenues Decline As MobiTV Integration Proceeds

TiVo Pays $18.5M To Buy MobiTV

TiVo has emerged as the winning bidder for bankrupt IPTV solutions provider MobiTV, paying $18.5 million to beat out a competitive joint bid from Amino Technologies and Roku over the course of a two-day auction process. MobiTV represented a competitor for TiVo in the market for delivering IPTV solutions to cable companies.

TiVo leads Roku And Amino In MobiTV Auction With Baseline Bid Of $14.1M

BDEX, TiVo Partner To Offer Advertisers Access To Scalable TV Audiences Nationwide

U.S. consumer data exchange BDEX is partnering with TiVo. This joint data collaboration will allow BDEX to bring its data solutions to a wider pool of advertisers, and enable TiVo to […]

TiVo Patent Juggernaut Ties Up 2 More — Vodafone And Sharp

Parent company Xperi expects to make $350 million in IP licensing revenue in 2021.


Xperi’s Kirchner Finds TiVo Synergies

A little over a year ago, TiVo, one of the bigger technology brands in the video business, announced plans to separate its products business from its more litigious intellectual property operation. But very suddenly, former CEO Dan Shull pivoted, leading the company into a $3 billion merger with Xperi, a technology better known for things like car audio. Jon Kirchner, the executive leading the combined company talks about the synergies and the plan behind the corporate marriage.

Comcast, TiVo End 4-Year Patent Fight

New TiVo parent company Xperi Holdings reaches a retroactive IP licensing deal with the cable giant that runs from 2016 to 2031.

TiVo Launches ‘Deep Discovery’ Programming Search Tool

TiVo has introduced a new API-based metadata solution for its pay TV operator and consumer electronics customers. Finnish telco Elisa appears to be the first client to deploy it.

TiVo Stream 4K Adds Locast In Available Markets

TiVo DVRs Will Lose HBO App At End Of August

Tubi Now Available On New Tivo Stream 4k Device And Streaming On Tivo+

Tubi, a division of Fox Entertainment, says its massive library of more than 23,000 movies and television shows is now available on the new TiVo Stream 4K device and streaming […]

TiVo, CommScope Extend, Expand Patent Deal

Google And Android TV Threaten Roku And Amazon For Connected TV Dominance

With the incumbent OTT operating systems at impasse with Peacock and HBO Max, Google finally has its opening into the living room, LightShed Partners says.

TiVo Stream 4K Takes On Roku, Amazon

The TiVo Stream 4K is the well-known DVR company’s first piece of hardware that doesn’t have anything to do with recording TV broadcasts. Instead this little box, designed to plug into HDMI and hang from the back of your television, is all about streaming video — and could be a serious competitor to some favorite such devices like the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K and the Roku Streaming Stick Plus.

TiVo Trumpets ITC’s Final Ruling — Comcast Violated Patent On Search Highlight Feature

TiVo Stream 4K: When Will The Big CES Buzz Product Finally Arrive? Adds TiVo Data To Ad Measurement System

TiVo Buyer Xperi Gets Takeover Bid

Tossing a possible monkey wrench into its proposed merger with TiVo, Xperi Corp. says it has received an unsolicited, non-binding proposal from Metis Ventures to acquire the outstanding equity of Xperi for $23.30 per share in cash, or about $1.16 billion. Metis Ventures said the offer represents a 33% premium to the 30-day trading average of Xperi shares prior to its proposed offer, and an 11% premium to Xperi shares as of Dec. 18, 2019, the last trading day prior to the announcement of the Xperi-TiVo merger.

CES 2020

TiVo Apps For Roku, Apple TV ‘In Limbo’

A year ago at CES, TiVo demonstrated how popular OTT devices, such as Roku and Apple TV, could let users enjoy access the content on the TiVo DVR in their living room from other rooms in the house, or out of the home. But this week at CES 2020, Ted Malone, VP of products and services for TiVo, conceded that apps for OTT players are nowhere close to being deployed.

CES 2020

TiVo Combines Streaming, Live TV For $50

TiVo  is announcing a new device at the Consumer Electronics Show called the TiVo Stream 4K, which CEO Dave Shull described as launching the company “full on into the streaming wars.” Shull said the device is a “tiny little HDMI puck” that’s designed to reach a much broader group than the existing TiVo customer base, providing both streaming and live TV content to cord cutters and cord shavers.

TiVo To Merge With Xperi In $3B Deal

TiVo has scrapped plans to split itself into two separate companies, and instead announced a $3 billion merger with Xperi, a company that sells audio, imaging and computing technology products.

TiVo Plugs Amazon Prime Video Into Platform For Pay TV Partners

TiVo Predicts Spring 2020 Split

TiVo has set a deadline of sorts regarding plans to split out its products and its intellectual property/licensing businesses, predicting that it will complete the move by April 2020. Tied to an effort to goose shareholder value and reduce the complexities of its businesses, TiVo announced the plan to split into two separate, publicly traded companies in May 2019.

TiVo’s Ad-Supported Streamer TiVo+ Launches

TiVo+, the ad-supported streaming platform the company built with help from Xumo, officially launched for TiVo subscribers. The service will be rolling out to TiVo customers over the next few weeks.

TiVo Unveils New Video Network, 4K UHD Device

TiVo+ is the company’s new video network, while TiVo EDGE is a home entertainment viewing unit.

TiVo Integrates Demo Attributes, Ad Airings

TiVo’s TV Viewership Data offering now incorporates Kantar, Drawbridge data and premium demographic attributes.

TiVo To Split Into Two Companies

TiVo Corp.’s board approved a plan to split its product division from its intellectual property licensing unit, as the set-top box maker looks to attract buyers for its businesses. The company has been exploring options for its business for over a year, considering everything from an outright sale to going private.

TiVo Fires Another Lawsuit At Comcast

TiVo has lobbed yet another lawsuit at Comcast, alleging that the cable operator is infringing on six patents that, it claims, have linkages to Comcast-supplied DVR and non-DVR set-top box devices and broadband gateways and various services and apps that run on them.

Redbox Taps TiVo To Increase Personalization, Content Discovery

Redbox has chosen TiVo to deliver engaging, personalized content experiences to its customers via its Personalized Content Discovery platform. Redbox offers new-release movie and video game rentals with more than […]


TiVo Swings To 4Q Loss Amid Talks To Split Product And Licensing Businesses

No End In Sight For TiVo-Comcast Fight

In another sign that TiVo/Rovi is prepared to go to the mat in its legal fight with Comcast, the company has fired off another lawsuit against the MSO, alleging that Comcast is infringing on eight patents.

Amazon Planning DVR, Challenging TiVo is developing a new device that records live TV, working around cable providers and encroaching on TiVo Corp.’s market, according to a person familiar with the plans. The device, dubbed “Frank” inside Amazon, is a new type of digital video recorder for the streaming era. It would include physical storage and connect to Amazon’s existing Fire TV boxes, the living room hub for the company’s online video efforts, according to the person.

TiVo Might Sell Off Its Products Business

Comcast Wins Battle In Patent War With TiVo

TiVo Shares Drop As CEO Rodriguez Quits

TiVo Corp., which is already reviewing its strategic options as a company, said its CEO made a “personal decision” to resign less than a year in the role. Enrique Rodriguez is becoming chief technology officer at Liberty Global, a major cable operator in Europe and a longtime customer of TiVo’s. Raghu Rau, a board member at TiVo, will step in as interim CEO as a search gets under way.