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TiVo Named Top Work Place in the Bay Area

Company Release - 6/20/2011 8:30 AM ET

ALVISO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 06/20/11 -- In the first employee-based survey of Bay Area companies, TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO) has been named one of the Top Work Places in the Bay Area.

The employee survey, conducted by an independent company, Workplace Dynamics, was spotlighted in the June 19th edition of the Bay Area News Group, which includes the San Jose Mercury News, Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune and the San Mateo County Times. The results of the survey will appear again in the Jobs, Careers & Education section of the Sunday newspapers part of the Bay Area News Group and are online at

TiVo was selected as one of the top 10 Top Work Places in the Large Company category. TiVo is a creator and leader in advanced television services and digital video recorders (DVRs) for consumers, content distributors and consumer electronics manufacturers. It is the only single-box solution on the market that is a DVR and a universal cable box which seamlessly blends linear television and Internet content into one high-definition stunning user interface to create the complete TV experience.

"We are extremely honored to be recognized as one of the Top Work Places in the Bay Area," said Nancy Kato, Senior Vice President, Human Resources at TiVo. "Since its beginnings TiVo has prided itself on fostering a supportive, collegial environment for all employees that encourages and rewards innovation, hard work, and results. We scored in the top percentile for providing an environment where our employees feel they have competitive benefits and pay for performance, are genuinely appreciated and supported by management for their efforts, and feel they are a part of something meaningful. These results underscore TiVo's ongoing commitment to making this a great place to work."

The rankings in the Top Work Places are based on survey information collected by Workplace Dynamics, an independent company specializing in employee engagement and retention. Out of over 100 companies who participated: 10 large companies were ranked, 20 midsize companies were ranked, and 35 small companies were selected and ranked after surveys were submitted by employees. Rankings were composite scores calculated purely on the basis of employee responses about company leadership, compensation and training, diversity/inclusion, career development, family-friendly flexibility and values and ethics. Private companies and non-profits as well as publicly held businesses were included in the analysis.

Mac Tully, Group Vice President, Bay Area News Group Newspapers, said, "Despite the challenges of the economy, the Bay Area continues to set the standard for progressive companies such as TiVo, which provide positive, enriching work experiences for their employees."

Bay Area News Group is the number one news source in the Bay Area. Its newspapers and online products reach more than 2.7 million adults over the course of one week. It is part of the California Newspapers Partnership, the largest publisher of daily newspapers in California. CNP is co-owned by Media News Group of Denver, CO, the managing partner; Gannett Co. of McLean, VA, and Stephens Media of Las Vegas, NV.

About TiVo Inc.
Founded in 1997, TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO) developed the first commercially available digital video recorder (DVR). TiVo offers the TiVo service and TiVo DVRs directly to consumers online at and through third-party retailers. TiVo also distributes its technology and services through solutions tailored for cable, satellite and broadcasting companies. Since its founding, TiVo has evolved into the ultimate single solution media center by combining its patented DVR technologies and universal cable box capabilities with the ability to aggregate, search, and deliver millions of pieces of broadband, cable, and broadcast content directly to the television. An economical, one-stop-shop for in-home entertainment, TiVo's intuitive functionality and ease of use puts viewers in control by enabling them to effortlessly navigate the best digital entertainment content available through one box, with one remote, and one user interface, delivering the most dynamic user experience on the market today. TiVo also continues to weave itself into the fabric of the media industry by providing interactive advertising solutions and audience research and measurement ratings services to the television industry

Source: TiVo Inc.