TiVo, Windstream hook up on bundled offering
Windstream, which provides voice, broadband and entertainment services in 16 states, will package TiVo’s DVR services with its high-speed Internet offering.
"Combining TiVo's best-in-class DVR experience and Windstream's high-speed Internet service brings to our customers a comprehensive TV entertainment offering," said Ric Crane, chief marketing officer at Windstream, in a statement. "Windstream now will be able to offer customers a simple-to-use integrated television experience with the ability to download on-demand movies, music and photos."
Windstream customers will use TiVo’s interface to access broadband video content as well as traditional linear television. Windstream will start marketing its bundled service with TiVo in the first half of next year. Specific pricing of the bundle and the terms of the deal between TiVo and Windstream were unavailable.