SAN CARLOS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TiVo Corporation (NASDAQ: TIVO), a global leader in entertainment technology and audience insights, today announced that Cable Onda, a leading television service provider in Panama and long-time TiVo partner, has agreed to expand its offerings and will soon offer its customers the latest TiVo Gateway DVR solution.
With the TiVo Gateway DVR, customers in Panama will have access to TiVo’s multi-room solution that complements Cable Onda’s TV offerings with available over-the-top (OTT) content, including Netflix, YouTube and hundreds of additional apps. Existing Passport Guide customers will also get a major upgrade, enhanced with a video on demand (VOD) Discovery Dashboard, restart/replay and network DVR.
“We are very excited to introduce TiVo’s next-generation DVR solutions to our Panamanian customers. We are always looking for new ways to leverage the most innovative advancements and with this upgrade, we’re able to improve functionality and provide advanced features like 4K and leading OTT content,” said Michael Maduro, vice president, Cable Onda. “The integration with Cable Onda’s set-top boxes is seamless, meeting our customers’ entertainment discovery needs for both legacy and next-gen solutions. It allows us to bring the very best in entertainment to all of our viewers.”
The combination of both solutions, TiVo’s Gateway DVR and Discovery Dashboard, enables Cable Onda to serve current subscribers as well as attract new customers with a higher level of service. TiVo’s Gateway DVR offers a 4K UHD multi-room solution for DVR, tablets and smartphones that makes it easier for binge-watching, entertainment fanatics to find and enjoy their favorite shows and movies, across all their content sources, live or on-the-go. Cable Onda will also have additional features on Passport, including restart/replay capabilities and network DVR, which will complement time-shifting across Cable Onda’s entire service offering. On Passport, the Discovery Dashboard also offers enhanced VOD discovery experiences with a graphically-rich user interface that allows viewers to browse the most popular content by genre.
“We are excited to collaborate with Cable Onda. At TiVo, we help service provider partners compete in a rapidly changing competitive marketplace,” said Michael Hawkey, senior vice president and general manager, user experience, TiVo. “Through our innovations and compelling content discovery solutions, customers are delivering the video solutions that today’s subscribers want. With our flagship Gateway DVR solution unifying the best of traditional video and OTT, complemented with enhancements to traditional set-top boxes, we’re helping Cable Onda keep their viewers connected to the entertainment they love.”
The first of its kind in the traditional quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM) guides, Discovery Dashboard is designed as an add-on application for Passport Guide HD 7.0 that provides a graphically rich interface of featured and popular video on demand content, customizable by operators or organized into top categories such as featured, trending, new to video on demand, top movies, and top television shows. Additionally, the TiVo Gateway DVR solution features multi-room, multi-screen and seamlessly connected experience capabilities that use the Arris gateway box, TiVo Mini, and TiVo iOS and Android apps for smartphones and tablets. Service providers can seamlessly integrate over-the-top content, linear TV, and video on demand for a more seamless, unified consumer experience when subscribers search for content regardless of device, content source, anytime, anywhere.
About Cable Onda
Cable Onda, S.A. provides television, internet, and telephony services for residential, corporate, and SME customers in Panama. The company offers digital television, pay per view, free content, video-on-demand, high definition, and DVR service products. Cable Onda, S.A. is headquartered in Panama City, Panama. Visit https://cableonda.com/.
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This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements relate to, among other things, the future availability from Cable Onda of the TiVo Gateway DVR and multi-room, multi-screen capabilities, including access to over-the-top content, such as Netflix and YouTube, and video on demand (VOD) as well as upgraded Passport Guide, with the inclusion of a VOD Discovery Dashboard, restart/replay and network DVR capabilities. Forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as, "future," "believe," "expect," "may," "will," "intend," "estimate," "continue," or similar expressions or the negative of those terms or expressions. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause the actual results of TiVo Corporation to be materially different from the historical results and/or from any future results or outcomes expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors are further addressed in TiVo’s most recent report on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q and other documents of TiVo Corporation on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (available at www.sec.gov). TiVo Corporation assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release, except as required by law.
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