ONO and TiVo to Expand High-Definition Hybrid TV Solution in SpainFriday, March 2nd, 2012
Following Successful Launch in Selected Markets, Spain’s Largest Cable Operator to Expand Deployment of High Definition, Broadband-Connected Set Top Box to Valencia
MADRID, SPAIN and ALVISO, CA — Grupo Corporativo ONO, the largest cable operator in Spain and a leading provider of broadband communication and entertainment services, and TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), the creator of and a leader in television services for personal video recorders, today announced that following their initial launch in Madrid and Barcelona, its next generation hybrid television offering is now available to ONO fiber optic subscribers in Valencia.
For the first time, ONO fiber optic customers in Valencia can now access high-definition (HD) and 3D video content as well as a digital video recording (DVR) and all through the TiVo experience. In addition, ONO offers these TiVo customers thousands of hours of broadband-delivered on demand video. As a result, even more ONO customers are able to enjoy the most advanced hybrid television services available in Spain.
Fernando Meco, Marketing TV Director, ONO, explained, “Since the launch of our TiVo offering in Madrid and Barcelona we have seen an incredible response from customers that have embraced this new world of on demand and Internet-delivered content. We are thrilled to expand the TiVo solution to even more of our customers, building on ONO’s promise to provide best in class products and services thanks to our fiber optic network.”
Joshua Danovitz, VP & General Manager, International, TiVo Inc., added, “Through the combination of ONO’s industry-leading broadband network, extensive television library and the TiVo HD DVR, ONO customers are now enjoying a hybrid television experience that is second to none, and will forever change the way they think of television.”
TiVo and ONO plan to soon expand into additional Spanish markets throughout the coming year. As part of this next rollout customers in Valencia can now sign up to receive the TiVo DVR from ONO.