TiVo, which is now the leader in the market for cord-cutting DVRs, continues to play both sides of the disruptor fence, announcing the addition of 285,000 new subscribers in the first quarter of fiscal 2016, most of them coming from MSO relationships.
TiVo is putting the assets it acquired in February from defunct streaming service Aereo to good use, marketing its over-the-air DVR directly to former Aereo subscribers.
Broadband services provider Frontier Communications has struck a deal with TiVo to market the DVR maker's Roamio OTA set-top to its high-speed Internet customers.
Time Warner Cable has announced the completion of its all-digital "Maxx" upgrades in New York and Los Angeles, with 7 million of its customers getting faster broadband speeds and fancy Arris-made DVRs.
Pay-TV metadata and interface specialist Rovi has acquired four-year-old startup Fanhattan for an undisclosed sum.
Time Warner Cable has officially entered the era of digital video recorder excess, announcing the rollout of its six-tuner, 1-terabyte DVR in New York and Los Angeles.
TiVo has introduced a new version of its acclaimed Roamio DVR specifically aimed at consumers without pay-TV services.
Those who scoffed at the notion that the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling last week against Aereo was written too narrowly to affect other media technologies have been proven right--Fox is using the precedent in its two-year-old battle with Dish Network and its Hopper DVR.
The handwringing following one of the biggest media-technology court rulings in decades continued Friday, with columnists at major daily newspapers and technology blogs pondering the ruling's long-term impact on innovation, as well as widely accepted technologies like the DVR.
Now, 2.6 million residents and businesses spread across Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. will be able to record 12 TV shows simultaneously. Verizon announced this week that it has expanded the rollout of its FiOS Quantum TV service to subscribers in these areas, building on a launch that began April 1 in North Texas and Harrisburg, Penn.