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NBCU's Burke: DVR time-shifting still more impactful on linear cable ratings than Netflix

While admitting that he's surprised at the impact that SVOD platforms like Netflix and Hulu have had on viewership for linear cable, NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke said time-shifting using DVRs is still having a bigger effect on traditional television.

TiVo adds another 284K MSO subs in Q2; ready to get more with NCTC deal

TiVo continues to be the technology provider of choice for small and mid-sized cable operators looking to provide customers with modern video operating systems. The San Jose, Calif.-based DVR maker and video interface programmer announced the addition of 284,000 more pay-TV subscribers in the second quarter, upping its revenue from servicing MSO customers by 48 percent.

Motorola: DVRs drive 29 percent of TV viewing

Nearly one-third of the content that cable and satellite TV subscribers watch each week is programs recorded on digital video recorders, Motorola Mobility said Tuesday. The set-top and mobile device manufacturer said it found in its fourth annual Media Engagement Barometer study that live TV viewing remains the most popular option.

Comcast, Dish pursue radically different advertising strategies

If every multichannel provider were to deploy DVRs containing technology similar to the " Auto Hop " commercial skipper that Charlie Ergen's Dish Network (Nasdaq: DISH) unveiled Thursday, there would

Deloitte: 9% of consumers have cut cord on pay TV

About 9 percent of U.S. cable and satellite TV subscribers have cancelled their pay TV subscriptions, and about 11 percent of consumers are thinking about cutting the cord on pay TV, Deloitte reports

Verizon to deploy media gateway devices in FiOS homes

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) plans to begin deploying gateway devices in homes of its FiOS TV subscribers later this year which will allow it to deliver live TV and DVR programming to multiple TVs connected

Nielsen: TV homes will decline in 2012

About 3 percent of U.S. homes don't have a TV, which is the highest level since 1975, according to Nielsen. The ratings firm also projects that the number of TV homes will decline from 115.9 million

LRG report: Cable VoD viewing rises to 62% in September

About 62 percent of digital cable subscribers have accessed video-on-demand programming in the last month, compared to 52 percent last year, according to a report from Leichtman Research Group. LRG

Motorola: Most U.S. MSOs pursuing network DVR launches

Following Cablevision's (NYSE: CVC) lead, most U.S. cable MSOs will launch network-based DVRs within the next 18 to 24 months, according to top cable gear vendor Motorola Mobility (NYSE: MMI). "By

Study: Millennials watch more video through DVRs, VOD and Web

In addition to watching more video online than older viewers, millennials are watching more content through DVRs and video-on-demand platforms, according to a study from The Boston Consulting Group.