SOURCE: TiVo Inc.

TiVo Inc.

TiVo Inc.

September 13, 2014 03:00 ET

ONO Taps TiVo's Cloud Services

Spain's Leading Operator to Leverage TiVo APIs to Enhance Its Suite of TV Everywhere Applications

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwired - Sep 13, 2014) - TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), a leader in the advanced television entertainment market, and ONO, the largest cable operator in Spain and a leading provider of broadband communication and entertainment services, today announced an expansion of the successful TiVo deployment by leveraging TiVo's cloud service APIs to enhance customers' TV viewing experience on multiple screens.

At the International Broadcasting Conference (IBC) 2014, ONO announced the company will integrate TiVo's service capabilities into its TV Everywhere mobile and web applications, including search and discovery capabilities and remote PVR recording management functionality. ONO is among the first of TiVo's cable operator partners to announce it will leverage TiVo's set of APIs available in the TiVo Service to create a consistent, TiVo-powered experience for customers who want to consume content on any device, anywhere. TiVo's APIs are available for partners to enable a range of client applications while delivering a consistent integrated search, browse and discovery capability across any screen.

David Sandford, TiVo's VP and General Manager, International, said, "Our work with ONO has already demonstrated how operators can effectively develop and customize a hybrid television platform that is quick to market, feature-rich and flexible. We're pleased that ONO plans to leverage the TiVo Service to power its TV Everywhere solution and provide their subscribers a consistent experiences across all screens."

ONO, the largest cable operator in Spain, now part of Vodafone Group, partnered with TiVo in 2011 to develop its next-generation television offering. The service has rapidly penetrated more than half of ONO's user base, reaching over 400,000 active users. ONO's TiVo solution provides the most advanced TV offering in Spain with the ability to watch and control all traditional television HD programs, on-demand and broadband-delivered content.

Nick Ontiveros, Director of Marketing, TV at ONO, said, "Our customers feedback on the TiVo solution has been resoundingly positive, TiVo has already provided a positive boost to our video offering and has consistently delivered high satisfaction. We are committed to extending a consistent TiVo experience on any device our subscribers would like to use to consume content. By leveraging the TiVo Service APIs, we'll be able to deliver the TiVo experience to more of the devices used by our subscribers."

About TiVo Inc.
TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO) is a global leader in next-generation television services. TiVo's innovative cloud-based Software-as-a-Service solutions enable viewers to consume content across all screens in and out-of-the home, providing an all-in-one approach for navigating the 'content chaos' by seamlessly combining live, recorded, on-demand and over-the-top television into one intuitive user interface. The TiVo experience provides TV viewers with simple universal search, discovery, viewing and recording from any device, creating the ultimate viewing experience. TiVo products and services are available at retail or through a growing number of pay-TV operators world-wide. TiVo's multiple subsidiary companies provide the broader television industry and consumer electronics manufacturers, cloud-based video discovery and recommendation options, interactive advertising solutions and audience research and measurement services. More information at: www.TiVo.com.

About ONO
ONO is the leading broadband communication and entertainment provider in Spain. It offers integrated telephone, television and Internet services to its residential customers. In this segment, it has close to 5,3 million services contracted (RGUs) and over 7 million users. ONO also offers value-added telecommunications services to SMEs, large companies and institutions.

This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements relate to, among other things, TiVo's cloud services and related functionality and APIs to be power ONO's TV Everywhere services. Forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as, "may," "will," "would," "intend," "plan," or similar expressions or the negative of those terms or expressions. Such statements involve risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to vary materially from those expressed in or indicated by the forward-looking statements. Factors that may cause TiVo's actual results to differ materially include delays in development, competitive service offerings and lack of market acceptance, as well as the other potential factors described under "Risk Factors" in TiVo's public reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including TiVo's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2014, TiVo's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the periods ended April 30, 2014 and July 31, 2014, and Current Reports on Form 8-K. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. TiVo disclaims any obligation to update its forward-looking statements contained in this release.

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    TiVo Inc.
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