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TiVo Selected by Blue Ridge Communications to Deliver Advanced Multi-Screen Viewing Experience

Exclusive TiVo Offering to Provide Blue Ridge Subscribers a Personalized Television Entertainment Solution -- Delivering Virtually Any Type of Video on Any Device

Company Release - 11/19/2013 8:41 AM ET

SAN JOSE, CA and PALMERTON, PA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/19/13 -- TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), a leader in the advanced television entertainment market, and Blue Ridge Communications, a top 20 cable service provider based in eastern Pennsylvania, today announced that Blue Ridge has selected TiVo to exclusively provide a next-generation whole home television solution and user experience for its advanced TV offerings across TV, Web and Mobile platforms. Blue Ridge intends to begin initial deployment in early 2014.

Through this agreement, 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), as well as the TiVo Mini, the TiVo Stream, a TiVo web portal, and TiVo mobile applications for iOS and Android mobile devices. Thus, Blue Ridge customers will have access to a best-in-class TV experience across all of their devices.

Mark Masenheimer, Vice President of Operations, Blue Ridge Communications, said, "Subscribers are increasingly demanding access to more content choices and an all-around superior viewing experience on the TV as well as new screens. We made a decision to leverage the expertise of a third party to meet our subscribers' needs and it was clear that TiVo, with its industry leading whole home and multiscreen solution, was really the only service that could deliver on every demand that our customers have now come to expect. 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's Vice President and General Manager of its US Service Provider Business, said, "We are thrilled to be partnering with Blue Ridge to deliver TiVo's complete suite of co-branded products and services to Blue Ridge subscribers on any screen and anywhere. 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."

About TiVo
Founded in 1997, TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO) developed the first commercially available digital video recorder (DVR). Today TiVo is a global leader in advanced television service for virtually any platform or device. TiVo offers its service directly to consumers, and 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. 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

About Blue Ridge
Blue Ridge Communications is a full service communications provider serving northeastern and southeastern Pennsylvania. Blue Ridge Communications, a subsidiary of Pencor Services, Inc., offers advanced services including Digital Cable with On Demand, DVR, HDTV, High Speed Internet, Digital Phone and Home Security. For more information, visit

Forward-Looking Statements
This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements relate to, among other things, the timing of the planned future rollout of TiVo products by Blue Ridge Communications, the expected capabilities and features of the TiVo offering to be deployed by Blue Ridge Communications, and expectations regarding the customer acceptance of the TiVo offering to be deployed by Blue Ridge Communications. Forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as, "believe," "expect," "may," "will," "intend," "estimate," "continue," or similar expressions or the negative of those terms or expressions. Such statements involve risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to vary materially from those expressed in or indicated by the forward-looking statements. Factors that may cause actual results to differ materially include delays in development, competitive service offerings and lack of market acceptance, as well as the other potential factors described under "Risk Factors" in TiVo's public reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including TiVo's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2013, TiVo's Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended April 30, 2013 and July 31, 2013, and Current Reports on Form 8-K. TiVo cautions you not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which reflect an analysis only and speak only as of the date hereof. TiVo disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

Source: TiVo Inc.