TiVo extends G-Guide and IP licensing with J:COM

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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TiVo Renews Multi-Year Product and Intellectual Property License with J:COM

  • Agreement Enables J:COM to Deliver TiVo’s Innovative Content Discovery Solutions to Over-the-Top Subscribers

SAN JOSE, Calif. — TiVo Corporation (NASDAQ: TIVO), a global leader in entertainment technology and audience insights, today announced that Jupiter Telecommunications (J:COM), one of Japan’s largest cable television operators, has signed a multi-year license renewal for TiVo’s G-Guide and intellectual property (IP) across Japan.

The license agreement, which covers J:COM’s Video-on-Demand (VOD) services for cable TV subscribers, has now been expanded to cover OTT subscribers on mobile devices and PCs. This enables J:COM to deliver a highly-personalized entertainment discovery experience to all VOD subscribers. The agreement also extends J:COM’s license to cover their over-the-top (OTT) subsidiaries.

“The agreement with J:COM is a testament to the strength of TiVo’s innovative technology portfolio, in delivering the ultimate entertainment experience. Through TiVo’s solutions, J:COM provides a unique, personalized and advanced entertainment discovery experience to its users in Japan, thus shaping the new era of content consumption,” said Michael Hawkey, senior vice president and general manager, User Experience, TiVo.

TiVo has spent decades investing in research and development to create market-leading technologies for the media and entertainment industry. TiVo’s innovative solutions touch practically every aspect of consumers’ day-to-day interaction with their entertainment, enabling businesses to build customized, next-generation digital entertainment solutions for users around the globe.