November 29, 2005 6:58 AM PST

TiVo travels to Taiwan

Related Stories

Ads soon searchable with TiVo

November 28, 2005

TiVo buries the VCR

October 14, 2005
TiVo on Tuesday announced plans to enter retail markets in Taiwan.

The company has signed a deal with TGC to make available digital video recorders with TiVo technology in Taiwan, it said. TCG is the company's partner in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore. TiVo has a "significant minority interest" in TGC, it said.

TiVo is working with media and advertising companies to provide its subscribers with searchable ads for selected categories. The new feature is designed to enable users to receive advertisements based on their interests, after creating their user profile on the TiVo set-top box.

TiVo sees great potential in the Taiwan market because the country's cable penetration is more than 80 percent, the company said. TCG officials see "extensive demand for the TiVo technology throughout Asia."

"Consumers around the world want the TiVo experience," CEO Tom Rogers said in a statement. "We are committed to enhancing the TiVo brand and to delivering a superior television-viewing experience to living rooms around the world."

TiVo is set to report third-quarter results after the market closes Tuesday.


Join the conversation!
Add your comment
When it will come to Brazil :-) ?
I am wondering when will they come to Brazil, I have a TIVO box down here and I really want to pay to have access to the service locally.
Posted by acarlos1000 (12 comments )
Reply Link Flag
DVR Brasil
Ola, sabe se tem algum tipo de DVR no Brasil ja?
Vi ums coisas no internet sobre a SKY TV mais nada oferecendo o servico?


Do you know if there is any type of DVR service in Brazil yet? I want to get it for my mother I saw an article on the SKY web site but nothing about signing up for service?

Posted by jass68 (1 comment )
Reply Link Flag

Join the conversation

Add your comment

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Click here to review our Terms of Use.

What's Hot



RSS Feeds

Add headlines from CNET News to your homepage or feedreader.