RCN is beginning to offer subscribers with TiVo set-tops the ability to access HTML5 apps such as Facebook, Twitter and Vimeo on TV.
Virgin Media said Wednesday that it reached the milestone of 2 million subscribers using TiVo DVRs and multiscreen video software.
Time Warner Cable's new super DVR is the Arris IP805-M set-top, according to an FCC document obtained by FierceCable. A spokesman confirmed that the unit is the new six-tuner DVR that TWC plans to deploy later this year in New York and Los Angeles.
Comcast will soon flip the switch on a network-based DVR similar to the product Cablevision launched in 2010, SVP and GM of Video Services Matt Strauss told FierceCable Tuesday.
Cox Communications is deploying its new "Record 6" DVR in about 40,000 subscriber homes monthly, President Patrick Esser said last week at the Consumer Electronics Show.
LAS VEGAS-- Dish Network subscribers will soon be able to watch recorded programs on connected TVs from LG without using a set-top, the company announced on Sunday.
Watching live TV is still a viable option, but on-demand viewing, and especially the ability for consumers to watch content "on their own terms," is now playing a major role in how U.S. viewers consume television, the latest research data from Nielsen said.
In a keynote whose purpose was to talk about how major operators are utilizing the latest broadcast technologies to reach their subscribers--4K, HEVC and fiber-based broadband--the perspective that had everyone's ears perked up was that of Gerdus van Eeden, chief technology officer at Multichoice, a South Africa-based provider faced with the challenge of delivering high-speed Internet and IP-based television in a region with precious little in the way of bandwidth.
TiVo has developed a "transportable digital video recorder" which would allow viewers to download content to a mobile device using a docking station, USB or Firewire connections, according to a patent application published late last month.
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.