Wave Broadband, Astound to deploy co-branded TiVo products

The 415,000 residential and business customers who receive their cable and Internet services from Wave Broadband and Astound in the Pacific Northwest will get access to co-branded versions of TiVo's (Nasdaq: TIVO) whole home products and services as part of an overarching partnership between TiVo and Wave Division Holdings.

Products that include TiVo's set-top boxes as well as its cloud-based service, whole home gateway DVR, TiVo Mini and TiVo Stream, will roll out by the middle of 2014, the two companies said in a press release. Additionally, TiVo will supply DTAs and a "multi-screen experience through TiVo, Web, iOS and Android mobile applications."

Wave CEO Steve Weed predicted that the relationship "will bring a new standard of viewing experience to our key markets" in Washington, Oregon and California, including those in the San Francisco Bay area.

Weed added that merging Wave and TiVo into a co-branded service "will bring a new standard of viewing experience to our key markets while providing an optimized combination of all the great Wave and Astound content available now, plus access to new broadband content."

For more:
- see this press release

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