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TiVo Introduces Their “Next-Gen Platform”

Today TiVo announced a new platform that TiVo says will be “a game-changing TV solution.” With this new platform, TiVo wants to offer hyper-personalization content across linear, over-the-top (OTT), on-demand and DVR platforms for multiscreen capabilities. In short, TiVo is hoping they can help end users discover content across a wide range of apps and services. “Consumers […]

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Sling TV Partners With comScore For New Advertising Measurements

Today Sling TV announced that it has partnered with comScore to offer cross-platform addressable advertising measurement for campaigns that join the live OTT service’s impressions and DISH set-top box impressions.  This will give Sling TV a leg up on the competition by allowing advertisers to see the campaign’s performance across the OTT service’s connected TV, mobile and […]

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AT&T Announces Plans to Launch 5G Home Internet in a 23 Markets

5G home internet brings the promise of fiber speeds wirelessly over the air. A few weeks ago Verizon announced plans to launch in a handful of markets and now AT&T is promises the same. “5G will change the way we live, work and enjoy entertainment,” said Melissa Arnoldi, president, AT&T Technology and Operations. “We’re moving quickly to […]

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Piracy Boxes Are Now Being Sold at Legitimate Shopping Centers Including Military PXs

It is increasingly becoming more difficult to spot piracy services because the services are looking more professional and they charge. Piracy devices and services are now trying to make the leap into legitimate shopping centers. For months now we have heard of booths at flea markets, state fairs, and other places selling piracy devices. Now […]

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Report: Private Equity Buyers Are Looking to Buy TiVo

If it seems like TiVo was just sold, you are right. Just about a year-and-a-half ago Rovi Corp merged with TiVo. Now there are “multiple expressions of interest from potential private equity buyers” for more than $20 per share according to a report from The Street. Rovi Corp and TiVo merged mostly for the software […]

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Dish Sues Two More IPTV Providers

A few months ago Dish kicked off their legal fight against piracy streaming services by suing the Kodi-add-on ZemTV and TVAddons.org. Now according to TorrentFreak Dish Network has filed two new lawsuits against pirate IPTV providers. The first lawsuit was recently filed in Maryland against Furniture Inc. and Mohammad Yusif for their Spider-TV service. Dish says the defendants are selling […]

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The OTA Network TBD Expands Into New Markets

Back in February 2017 a new OTA (over-the-air) network called TBD launched. First launched in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and Syracuse, New York, the TBD Network is now available in 117 markets around the United States. The programming is aimed at millennial audiences and will combine online and over-the-air programs. Some early programs on TBD’s schedule include […]

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Roku & Magnavox Team Up

Today Roku and Funai Electric the company behind Magnavox announced plans to build Roku TVs under the Magnavox brand. Roku and Funai Electric have already teamed up for Roku TVs under the Philips brand and now they extend their line of Roku TVs to the Magnavox brand. “Magnavox is a respected, 100-year-old American brand and remains […]

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Roku Announces “Roku Connect” Enabled Smart Soundbars & Smart Speakers

Today Roku announced a new program called Roku Connect that will bring Roku to your Smart Soundbar and Smart Speaker. The new whole-home entertainment licensing program will enable manufacturers to build soundbars and smart speakers, surround sound and multi-room audio systems that use Roku Connect software to work together as a home entertainment network. This frees […]

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