Alviso, Calif. – TiVo, the developer of DVR systems and services, said Tuesday it has reached a deal with Blue Ridge Communications to exclusively provide a next-generation whole home television solution for advanced service subscribers.
Blue Ridge, an Eastern Pennsylvania-based cable service provider, said it will begin initial deployment in early 2014.
Blue Ridge will market and deploy TiVo’s complete suite of products and services, which delivers a unified experience that spans TiVo’s cloud-based service, TiVo’s whole-home gateway DVR (T6), HD set-top boxes for non-DVR households (TiVo Preview), TiVo Mini, the TiVo Stream, a TiVo web portal, and TiVo mobile applications for iOS and Android mobile devices.
Mark Masenheimer, Blue Ridge operations VP, said, “Through this partnership with TiVo, our customers will receive the great content and great experience they deserve and we are confident that in return, our business will reap the benefits of improved subscriber satisfaction.”
Tom Elam, TiVo service provider business VP and general manager said, “This partnership builds on TiVo’s track record of swiftly delivering cost-effective, next-generation entertainment solutions. Blue Ridge-branded TiVo products consistently offer TiVo’s highly regarded unified discovery, search, navigation, personalization and recommendation features which will enable Blue Ridge customers to experience the best TV services anywhere, anytime, and across any screen.”