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TiVo Signs Expanded Patent Agreement With Google to Include YouTube TV

Company Release - 1/18/2018 8:00 AM ET

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TiVo Corporation (NASDAQ: TIVO), a global leader in entertainment technology and audience insights, today announced that Google expanded its multi-year patent license agreement to expressly include YouTube TV. The agreement covers Google’s use of TiVo’s patented technologies worldwide and offers a license for Google’s products and services across internet-based platforms and devices.

“The world of video entertainment is expanding with exciting new consumer offerings such as YouTube TV,” said Arvin Patel, executive vice president and chief intellectual property officer, Rovi Corporation, a TiVo company. “We are thrilled to extend our relationship with Google through the license of TiVo’s innovations and technology that further consumers’ ability to find and enjoy content on the device of their choice.”

The TiVo companies have created market-leading technologies for the media and entertainment industry through significant research and development investments. TiVo’s innovative solutions touch practically every aspect of consumers’ day-to-day interaction with their entertainment, enabling businesses to build customized, next-generation digital entertainment solutions for users around the globe.

About TiVo

TiVo Corporation (NASDAQ: TIVO) is a global leader in entertainment technology and audience insights. From the interactive program guide to the DVR, TiVo delivers innovative products and licensable technologies that revolutionize how people find content across a changing media landscape. TiVo enables the world’s leading media and entertainment providers to deliver the ultimate entertainment experience. Explore the next generation of entertainment at tivo.com or follow us on Twitter @tivo or @tivoforbusiness.

Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned that such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events or our actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any such forward-looking statements. Readers are directed to TiVo’s periodic and other reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a description of such risks and uncertainties. TiVo undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements.

TiVo and the TiVo logo are registered trademarks of TiVo Corporation and its subsidiaries worldwide.

TiVo
Lerin O’Neill, +1-408-562-8455
Lerin.ONeill@tivo.com
or
Google
Patrick Lenihan
Lenihan@google.com

Source: TiVo Corporation