Midco Picks TiVo for IPTV Transition
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- TiVo Corporation (NASDAQ: TIVO), a global leader in entertainment technology and audience insights, today announced that Midco®, a leading regional cable provider, has selected TiVo’s Next-Gen Platform to give its subscribers a superior entertainment discovery experience. In business for nearly 90 years, Midco has long been an innovator and leader in cable, television and telecommunications, serving customers in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Kansas.
Midco will utilize the Next-Gen Platform to seamlessly transition to IPTV by deploying TiVo’s IPTV suite of solutions, including IPVOD, IP Linear, Restart, Catch-Up and Network DVR, across a host of clients. Powered by the cloud-based TiVo Service, it enables Midco to deliver movies, TV shows and other videos to customers when and where they want to watch it. In 2020, Midco will deploy TiVo’s Next-Gen Platform on managed Android TV set-top-boxes and mobile devices (iOS and Android).
Midco’s customers already enjoy TiVo Experience 4 on their existing set-top boxes. TiVo Experience 4 features a sleek, ultra-modern user interface with intuitive navigation, hyper-personalized viewing recommendations, universal discovery across content sources, and an easy-to-use remote powered by conversational voice control. TiVo’s Next-Gen Platform will help Midco enhance customer engagement, increase customer satisfaction and capture new market segments.