Altice USA (NYSE:ATUS) has selected TiVo (NASDAQ:TIVO) to support its service offerings under an expanded six-year agreement. Altice USA has broadened its license to the TiVo patent portfolios to build customizable, next-generation services.
As part of the agreement, Altice USA has also deployed TiVo's Personalized Content Discovery platform to enable personalization and recommendation features on its newest, cloud-based connectivity platform, Altice One. The content discovery feature combines TiVo's personalized search and recommendations with conversational voice search.
"Today's services, product and intellectual property announcement with Altice USA demonstrates the value of TiVo's innovations as service providers deploy next-gen, cloud-based systems for the evolving video market," said Enrique Rodriguez, president and CEO, TiVo. "The breadth of TiVo's offerings provides our customers with a comprehensive suite of solutions to enable services that drive further value."
"We're pleased to extend our agreement with TiVo and to collaborate on the advanced entertainment services that will delight our customers now and into the future," said Hakim Boubazine, co-president and chief operating officer, Altice USA.
Altice USA will also continue to use i-Guide and TiVo's Gateway DVR solution to provide personalized recommendations and integration with over-the-top (OTT) content.