SANTA CLARA, Calif. and CHICAGO, June 15, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This week at The Cable Show, Rovi Corporation (Nasdaq:ROVI) announced that it has signed an agreement with Cogeco Cable Canada Inc., a leading cable telecommunications provider in Canada, for Rovi TotalGuide Solution for set top boxes (STBs), tablets, smart phones and PC devices.
TotalGuide for STBs will provide Cogeco with the ability to deploy advanced search, content discovery and recommendations capabilities to its subscribers while enabling consumers to transition between the current and enhanced user experience at their own pace. To further enhance its services, Cogeco will also utilize Rovi TotalGuide xD "white-label" application and enable users to connect, access and control their entertainment experience from the PC, tablets and smart phones.
"We offer our subscribers access to wide selection of content and services," said Ron Perrotta, vice president, Marketing & Strategic Planning, Cogeco Cable. "Rovi TotalGuide will enable us to highlight the full range of content that is available to our customers, and showcase the value of our service."
"Cogeco is taking a step forward in adopting new technology that gives consumers greater access and control over how they browse and select what they want to watch," said Bob Shallow, SVP, service provider sales, Rovi. "We're excited to be able to provide Cogeco with the ability to innovate and introduce new features in their offering."
About Rovi Corporation
Rovi Corporation is focused on revolutionizing the digital entertainment landscape by delivering solutions that enable consumers to intuitively connect to new entertainment from many sources and locations. The company also provides extensive entertainment discovery solutions for television, movies, music and photos to its customers in the consumer electronics, cable and satellite, entertainment and online distribution markets. These solutions, complemented by industry leading entertainment data, create the connections between people and technology, and enable them to discover and manage entertainment in an enjoyable form.
Rovi holds over 5,000 issued or pending patents worldwide and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with numerous offices across the United States and around the world including Japan, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, and the United Kingdom. More information about Rovi can be found at http://www.rovicorp.com/.
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