TiVo and Frontier Communications Corporation have just announced a multi-year partnership.
Starting in mid-2015, Frontier will “market and deploy co-branded versions of TiVo’s suite of whole-home products and services, including an industry-first deployment of the TiVo Roamio DVR with over-the-air (OTA) support as part of its video offering for residential and business customers across multiple markets.”
According to a press release shared with MMW, the TiVo Roamio DVR receives content both over-the-air and over the Internet.
The new partnership will enable Frontier’s high-speed Internet customers to enjoy a consistent TV experience spanning major broadcast channels and over the top (OTT) content via TiVo’s unified cloud-based service, a whole-home gateway DVR, TiVo Mini, TiVo Stream. Multi-screen and remote scheduling functionality will be available through TiVo Web, iOS and Android mobile applications.
Frontier President and Chief Operating Officer Dan McCarthy says that TiVo’s latest generation OTA platform “enables us to launch a game-changing new service with delivery of the best of broadcast television, seamlessly integrated with over-the-top video, bundled with Frontier’s high-speed data service.”