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TiVo adds an all-time-best 418K MSO subs in Q3

TiVo said it added 418,000 subscriptions through cable operators in the third quarter, its best third-quarter performance in that area ever.

TiVo's Rogers to step down as CEO, company begins search for new chief executive

Tom Rogers is stepping down as CEO of TiVo after an influential 11-year run as head of the DVR company.

TiVo agrees to deliver set-top data to Viacom for ad targeting

Viacom has signed a deal with TiVo Research and Analytics to use the DVR maker's data from its 2.3 million set-tops in Viacom's ad sales.

Countering comScore and Rentrak, TiVo to give away set-top demographic ratings data for free

TiVo says it will offer up for free the demographic ratings data gathered on more than 2 million set-top boxes starting in the first quarter of 2016.

Arris debuts new gateway and wireless player for Moxi, amps up arms race with TiVo for smaller MSOs

Arris introduced new gear to bolster its Moxi video interface in its battle for market share with TiVo among small- and mid-sized cable operators.

Comcast says additional AllVid gear would add $1.6B a year in consumer energy costs

Comcast said that the actual deployment of the FCC's "AllVid" proposal would cost consumers $1.6 billion each year in additional energy expenses.

TiVo debuts next-generation DVR, the Bolt; aggressively touts commercial-skipping tools, 4K capabilities

TiVo has formally announced its next generation DVR set-top, the Bolt, a device that includes robust commercial-skipping tools, an interface that blends OTT and linear programming options, and 4K capabilities.

Frontier's FreedomTV for cord-cutters combines broadband with TiVo DVRs and TV antennas

Frontier Communications has begun to promote a new service called FreedomTV, based on TiVo's Roamio OTA DVR, that is targeted to cord-cutters.

CEO Rogers: TiVo getting around $2 per sub per month from North American cable subscribers

TiVo is collecting revenue averaging out to $2 per subscriber across the nearly one dozen U.S. cable operators it provides its advanced video operating systems to, according to company CEO Tom Rogers.

Cloud DVRs: Another check that pay TV seems unable to cash

The pay-TV industry continues to struggle to shed its legacy, outdated technologies and strategies while at the same time reacting to a wide range of competitive challenges like Google Fiber and Apple TV-- and nowhere is the industry's challenges more evident than in the race toward cloud DVRs. The problems dogging the rollout of cloud DVRs highlight the extensive challenges that are unique to the pay-TV industry.