TiVo says most Roamio OTA users are satellite refugees; Rovi strikes multi-product deal with Mediacom

More cable news from across the Web:

> TiVo revealed that a survey of 500 purchasers of its so-called "cord-cutting DVR", the Roamio OTA, showed that 32 percent of buyers were former satellite subscribers. Story

> Taking aim at the "skinny bundle" trend, Arris is demonstrating at INTX a 24-channel multicast streaming system that reduces traffic by a factor of 20. Press release

> Rovi Corp. announced a deal with Mediacom to provide the MSO its Rovi Operator Insights, Rovi Ad Optimizer and Rovi Subscriber Analytics. Press release

> Cox Communications announced the deployment of its "Gigablast" 1 Gbps service to limited parts of California, Arizona, Nevada and Nebraska. Press release

> Shentel reported that its wireline fiber lease revenue dipped to $8 million in the first quarter 2015, down from $8.1 million in the same period a year ago. Story

> Longtime Disney/ESPN distribution executive David Preschlack is leaving the company. Story

And finally… The Walt Disney Company reported a 10 percent rise in fiscal Q2 profits, with declines in cable TV and movies offset by upticks in theme parks, cruise lines and TV productions. Story

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