Atlantic Broadband Upgrades TiVo, Launches 'SeaChange' for VOD
Atlantic Broadband is launching a TiVo upgrade including a new voice remote as well as a new IP-based video-on-demand platform that will give its viewers more choice across a host of devices, the company said.
The TiVo Experience 4 and IP VOD (provided by SeaChange) launches this week in Connecticut, New Hampshire and Maine, with other markets rolling out by year's end, the company said.
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The new TiVo interface offers "intuitive navigation and enhanced functionality, hyper-personalized viewing recommendations and an easy-to-use remote, offering conversational voice control," according to the top-10 cable operator.
Users can search for content across standard TV, DVR recordings, and on-demand and over-the-top platforms, including Netflix.
“The new experience is not only visually beautiful, but will transform the TV experience for our customers,” said Heather McCallion, VP of products and programming for Atlantic Broadband.
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Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.