Mediacom extends licensing agreement with TiVo

TiVo Corporation said it renewed its product and patent portfolio license agreement with Mediacom Communications, the multichannel video service provider.

The extension provides Mediacom with access to a range of TiVo products, including the TiVo Gateway DVR, TiVo Mini, classic guides, analytics and intellectual property (IP).

Under the agreement, TiVo’s relationship with Mediacom will expand to new platforms beyond the traditional DVR.

“This expanded agreement with Mediacom underscores the value that TiVo’s innovative technology portfolio brings to the fast-growing and hyper-competitive entertainment industry,” said Michael Hawkey, senior vice president and general manager, User Experience, TiVo.

“With this agreement, TiVo will expand its relationship with Mediacom to also include our next-generation non-DVR, our next-generation user experience and conversational voice offerings. We look forward to helping Mediacom succeed in the fast-evolving entertainment market.”

John Pascarelli, EVP, Operations for Mediacom, said: “Working with TiVo, we look forward to deploying enhancements to our Xtream advanced services offering.

“Over the years, we’ve come to value the relationship that we have with TiVo, and the entertainment experiences they help us deploy for our customers.”