TiVo news in the wings

Remember TiVo? The company that became a verb--"don't forget to TiVo the Jay Leno Show at 10"--is promising to make a "significant" announcement about its future plans tomorrow in New York. Those plans might even include cable TV, at least according to early speculation.

Those in the know--or who want to seem to be in the know--are guessing that the company that made DVRs what DVRs are today will say something about: a new TV listing feature that combines with Internet video search, a launch date for its new DirecTV HD DVR, or even when its service will be available to more Comcast and Cox cable customers, although the latter is probably not in the hands of TiVo.

Whatever it does, TiVo better make a splash. It's total subscribers have plummeted to about 2.74 million from a high of about 4 million and its future seems shaky in an era when TiVo, the company, is thought of less often than TiVo the verb.

For more:
- see this story
- and this story

Related articles
TiVo losing customers
TiVo chief Tom Rogers made an unimpressive appearance at Supercomm
TiVo sued Verizon and AT&T earlier this year

WHITEPAPER

How To Lower the Cost of Ownership of Your Cable Access Network

This white paper presents a cost analysis of a virtualized cable modem termination system (CMTS) deployed in a distributed access architecture (DAA). Learn how to eliminate traditional CMTS constraints, efficiently enhance your network performance and more.

Suggested Articles

Comcast is planning new data caps and video service price increases for its subscribers in 2021.

The Apple TV remote is an often reviled peripheral device. Universal Electronics has taken it upon itself to create a different option.

Charter said it’s building an IP video aggregation platform complete with new hardware.