VUDU entertainment service launches on TiVoThursday, October 30th, 2014
Subscription-Free Video-on-Demand Service Provides TiVo Users With Added Flexibility to Watch Content on Their Terms
SAN JOSE, CA — TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), a leader in the advanced television entertainment market today announced the launch of VUDU, Walmart’s subscription-free, video-on-demand movie service to TiVo® devices. The VUDU application enables users to rent or purchase new release movies and TV shows, as well as access a fully customized Ultraviolet cloud library.
VUDU’s recently expanded catalog features newly added TV shows from CBS, Comedy Central, HBO®, MTV, National Geographic, Nickelodeon and SHOWTIME® as well as blockbuster movies, Hollywood classics and independent films. VUDU content purchased via the TiVo service is viewable on other VUDU-enabled devices or platforms including game consoles, Internet-connected Blu-ray players and HDTVs, tablets, computers and more. Also, content purchased on any of these platforms can be viewed through the TiVo service.
“VUDU gives our customers even more choice and flexibility when it comes to searching for, accessing and enjoying a wide variety of content,” said Tara Maitra, Senior Vice President, GM, Content and Media Sales at TiVo. “Now more than ever, TiVo makes it easy to consolidate all of your content into one, comprehensive experience that can then be accessed anywhere anytime from your TV and mobile devices.”
TiVo users can expect the VUDU application to appear on their TiVo Roamio and TiVo Mini devices during a rolling update over the next few weeks.