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Keep pace with your subscribers.

Consumer viewing habits are constantly changing. Today, 68 percent of viewers reportedly “binge-watch” TV, and 90 percent are multitasking as they watch.1


1 Source: Deloitte, 2015

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In addition, TV-related smartphone apps are growing in popularity, with the number of global users expected to reach 1.29 billion by 2018.2 To appeal to consumers and keep their business, TV service providers must adapt quickly to provide a consistent, engaging entertainment experience that supports popular content sources, devices and technologies.


2 Source: Parks Associates, Feb. 2014

Offer next-generation entertainment discovery — fast.

With Rovi, you can quickly deliver the advanced entertainment discovery experiences subscribers demand seamlessly across multiple screens and devices, in the way that’s right for your business. 

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Available as end-to-end products, stand-alone APIs or licensed components, our solutions can help your subscribers more easily find content from traditional TV, on-demand or OTT sources, thanks to highly visual interfaces, dynamic and highly relevant recommendations and search results, and natural-language voice control.

Find the solution that’s right for your business.

TV service providers are dealing with significant challenges. With the prediction that one in five U.S. households will not subscribe to cable or satellite TV by 2018,3 solutions that address customer satisfaction and retention are critical. With Rovi, you can enhance and deploy services that reduce subscriber loss and address other industry pain points.


3 Source: eMarketer Report, Dec. 2015

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Explore modular components.

Rovi’s TV service provider solutions are built on our flexible discovery technologies, products and services, which can be combined in countless ways to achieve your specific goals. Components include:

  • Fan TV Platform (Apps, APIs & OS) –
    tools for seamless, universal content discovery across connected TVs, set-top boxes, mobile devices, game consoles and more
  • Rovi Video – leading metadata resource for international TV shows and movies 
  • Rovi Sports – global sports metadata resource providing real-time updates, such as rivalries and up-to-the-minute scores and results
  • Fan TV Search – a single, universal search across TV VOD, DVR and streaming sources yielding highly relevant results
  • i-Guide, Passport Guide & G-Guide – high-definition interactive program guides with advanced features
  • Rovi DTA Guide – interactive program guide for DTAs in the all-digital home
  • Fan TV Recommendations – dynamic, personalized entertainment suggestions based on personal and situational factors, popularity, events and more
  • Rovi Operator Insights – a simple business intelligence portal that unlocks value from your return-path data
  • Rovi Subscriber Analytics – tools that anticipate subscriber behaviors, such as canceling or upgrading services, based on viewing habits and other data
  • Fan TV Conversation – end-to-end, voice-based guidance allowing viewers to find content by speaking naturally
  • Rovi Technology Licensing – the ability to tap into Rovi’s continuous innovation in entertainment discovery and license technologies from our extensive portfolio
  • Rovi Professional Services – the resources, technologies and support to successfully deploy and maintain Rovi solutions
  • Rovi Knowledge Graph – a dynamic entertainment metadata solution featuring high semantic intelligence and contextual relevance

Enjoy benefits that drive your business forward.

Rovi’s solutions for TV service providers offer several benefits, including:

  • Differentiate your services.
  • Increase ARPU.
  • Generate incremental revenue.
  • Retain your subscribers.
  • Increase efficiency.
  • Decrease operating and hardware costs.


Experience the Rovi difference.

An industry innovator and IPG pioneer, Rovi has decades of experience shaping, designing and managing entertainment discovery. Rovi is unique in offering standards-based technologies that allow integration with third-party services and applications. In addition, our natural-language conversational capabilities allow subscribers to discover content using normal, everyday dialogue. Differentiate your services and transform your business today with TV service provider solutions from Rovi.


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