TiVo has joined the mounting chorus of opposition to Charter Communications' bid to acquire Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.
TiVo has appointed its CFO, Naveen Chopra, as its interim CEO, replacing Tom Rogers, who is stepping aside on Jan. 31 to assume the role of non-executive chairman.
TiVo is partnering with consumer behavioral research company Data Mine to provide in-depth viewer analysis for NBCUniversal's upcoming multiplatform presentation of the Summer Olympics in Rio.
With the FCC set to finally lift on Friday the "Integration Ban" that required cable companies to include CableCard devices in their set-tops, the National Cable Telecommunications Association (NCTA) posted a statement on its website leaving little ambiguity about how it feels about regulation.
If installers working for small- and mid-sized U.S. MSOs weren't already aware of TiVo's presence in the global cable market, the company's third quarter earnings made it abundantly clear just how much TiVo has infiltrated the sector under soon-to-transition CEO Tom Rogers.
In television's most disrupted hour, pay-TV operators are in a prime position to not only control the broadband infrastructure that will transport the video of the future, but also to facilitate the advanced advertising schemes that will support it.
TiVo said it added 418,000 subscriptions through cable operators in the third quarter, its best third-quarter performance in that area ever.
Tom Rogers is stepping down as CEO of TiVo after an influential 11-year run as head of the DVR company.
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.
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.