All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘TiVo’

Netflix Signs Another U.S. Cable Deal, This Time With Suddenlink

Netflix has reportedly signed a deal with Suddenlink Communications, a cable provider serving areas in California, Idaho, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina. It serves about 1.2 million subscribers. As with other deals Netflix has made with cable providers, Netflix will get its app on the provider’s TiVo …

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Netflix Coming To U.S. Cable As Soon As Next Week

Netflix said earlier this week that it would launch on its first U.S. MVPD TiVo boxes this quarter, following a path it has already been on in Europe (like with Virgin Media in the UK, for example). It looks like Netflix will actually be available on TiVo boxes from three providers as early as next week. Those providers, according to …

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Netflix To Launch On First U.S. MVPD TiVo Boxes This Quarter

Netflix just released its earnings report for the first quarter. Accompanying that as usual, was a letter to shareholders addressing various parts of the business. Within that was a section talking about Netflix’s integrations on MVPD set-top boxes. The company said in the letter that it will launch its first such integrations in the U.S. this quarter, though it did …

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Netflix Is Now Available On Virgin Media TiVo Boxes

Virgin Media announced that it is launching Netflix on its TiVo boxes today, making the app available to its over 1.8 million homes in the UK. The deal between the two companies was announced in September, making it the first time Netflix has ever been available on a cable box. Virgin customers are being offered a six-month gift subscription to …

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Netflix Comes To Cable With New Virgin Media Deal

Virgin Media announced a new agreement with Netflix, which will see Virgin Media TiVo households getting a Netflix app, marking the first time Netflix has been available through a pay-TV platform. While it’s interesting to see a cable company embrace Netflix, which many see as a significant rival (and rightfully so), the agreement appears to basically amount to another device …

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Spotify Is Now Available on TiVo, Joins Pandora & Rhapsody

Spotify is continuing to expand its availability across different devices, as the company has announced that it is now available on TiVo Premiere boxes in the U.S. All you have to do is sign-in directly on you TV with your existing Spotify Premium (the one that costs $9.99 a month) account. Once logged-in, you’ll have the ability to stream over …

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TiVo To Get In On Redbox Instant

TiVo announced today that it has settled pending patent litigation with Verizon. The two companies have entered into a mutual patent licensing arrangement under which Verizon will provide TiVo “total compensation worth at least $250.4 million.” Part of the agreement involves TiVo and Verizon “exploring, among other things, future distribution of Internet video services developed through Verizon’s joint venture with …

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PayPal Introduces Mastercard Payment Solution

If you’re a frequent user PayPal, you’ll be happy to see that they’re making the prepaid Mastercard available at 7-Eleven stores, and other chains owned by 7-Eleven. With 110 million customers and counting, PayPal wants to entice customers to start using their accounts offline. Some advantages they’ve added to using the prepaid cards include free text message account updates, direct …

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PayPal Teams Up with Comcast & TiVo to Offer E-Commerce on Television Sets

Get ready! Starting this Fall some cable TV subscribers will be able to donate money and buy products and services from their television sets. PayPal, EBay’s online pay service, has teamed up with Comcast Corporation and TiVo to bring the idea to life. You might recall that PayPal has been working tirelessly to bring their service to more and more …

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Cisco Sues TiVo Over Patents

On May 30th Cisco Systems filed a federal lawsuit in California against TiVo, over four patents related to DVRs. Cisco supplies TiVo-based DVR boxes to Virgin Media in the UK and Spanish cable operator Ono. TiVo likewise suing Verizon Communications and Time Warner Cable, which are both Cisco service provider customers, also over patent infringement. Cisco released a statement on …

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TiVo Files New Round Of Patent Lawsuits

Just when we thought it was safe to return to the TiVo infested waters, all hell has broken loose again. This time it has TiVo launching a new volley of patent infringement lawsuits against Time Warner and Motorola Mobility. The patents that TiVo says they are infringing on are as follows: -Patent #6,233,389: “Multimedia time warping system.” -Patent #7,529,465: “System …

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TiVo Is Launching A Cheaper 500 GB Premiere Option

TiVo is having a big week. First they came to a resolution with Microsoft in a years long court battle. Now we learn news that TiVo is launching a cheaper 500 GB Premiere option! The new Premiere box has 65% more storage than the old 320GB version which will give you over 75 hrs of HD recordings and only goes …

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