Tivo secures multi-year license renewal with Japanese cable TV operator J:Com

MUMBAI: Tivo, which offers entertainment technology and audience insights, has signed a multi-year license renewal for its G-Guide and intellectual property (IP) with Japanese cable television operator Jupiter Telecommunications (J:Com).

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-personalised 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, personalised and advanced entertainment discovery experience to its users in Japan, thus shaping the new era of content consumption,” said Tivo senior VP, GM user experience Michael Hawkey.

Tivo added that it 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 customised, next-generation digital entertainment solutions for users around the globe.


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