TiVo’s Rovi in license deal with Dwango

TiVo said Rovi Corporation, a TiVo company, signed a new intellectual property license agreement with Dwango, a network entertainment company in Japan which operates the popular video hosting service niconico.

“As one of the leading providers delivering video streaming services, Dwango’s selection of our patent portfolio underscores our innovative technologies for powering next-generation entertainment discovery experiences,” said Samir Armaly, executive vice president, intellectual property and licensing, Rovi Corporation.

Dwango provides next-generation entertainment experiences with its SVOD and TVOD services available on a wide range of devices.

Dwango is wholly owned subsidiary of Kadokawa Dwango Corporation.