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Atlantic Broadband Launches New TiVo® Experience 4 with Internet-based Video On Demand Powered by SeaChange®


Next generation service delivers a personalized viewing experience,
seamless functionality across devices and a voice remote that searches
across multiple sources at once

, the nation's 9th largest cable operator, today announced
that it has launched the new TiVo Experience 4 combined with IP-based
Video On Demand (VOD). The entertainment platform features a new, modern
user interface with intuitive navigation and enhanced functionality,
hyper-personalized viewing recommendations and an easy-to-use remote,
offering conversational voice control.

Within TiVo Experience 4, the on-screen user interface has been
completely redesigned with a modern, sleek, horizontal navigation system
that is highly appealing. Cutting-edge technology delivers personalized,
tailored programming recommendations, so customers will be able to find
what they want to watch quickly and easily.

The new voice remote, a key element of the platform upgrade, takes
search and discovery to a new level, providing fast, highly-accurate
results of searched-for programs, even when only part of a title or a
key word is spoken. With the voice remote, customers say what they want
to watch and view it instantly.

Content also is searchable across multiple sources, including live TV,
DVR recordings, on-demand and OTT apps, including Netflix. TiVo
Experience 4 also allows customers to access content on multiple
screens—across TVs, smartphones, tablets and more—both in-home and

Other notable features include:

  • SmartBarTM – A new search feature connects
    customers to what they are most likely to watch at a given time of day
    or day of the week.
  • My Shows List – Contains categories that help customers quickly
    locate their favorite shows and recordings. With this feature,
    customers can highlight a category such as "Kids" to view only kids'
    shows. This can be personalized and saved for even easier browsing.
  • QuickView™ - Gives customers a sneak-peak at their favorite
    channels, other tuners, the SmartBar or a mini-guide that lets
    customers browse the program guide one channel at a time – all without
    leaving full-screen TV.

"The new experience is not only visually beautiful, but will transform
the TV experience for our customers," said Heather McCallion, Vice
President of Products and Programming for Atlantic Broadband.
"Sophisticated, advanced technology powers the new interface, but it's
amazingly simple to use and will make it easier for customers to find
and enjoy the shows they love to watch. We are pleased to bring this
major product enhancement to Atlantic Broadband's markets as we continue
to innovate on behalf of the customers we serve."

"Consumers today have access to more TV content than ever before, but
finding it requires multiple devices and varying content sources. TiVo
Experience 4 brings it all together and gets you to your favorite shows
faster than ever before, while learning what you like to watch," said
Michael Hawkey, Senior Vice President and General Manager, User
Experience, TiVo. "Combined with a visually-rich onscreen user
experience, TiVo Experience 4 provides an intuitive and powerful
entertainment experience that we're sure Atlantic Broadband customers
will love."

In conjunction with the launch of TiVo Experience 4, Atlantic Broadband
has introduced a new, IP-based Video On Demand platform powered by
SeaChange®. The IP (or Internet-based) platform substantially
increases the number of on-demand choices, while quickly and efficiently
delivering the content to customers on the viewing device of their

"We are proud that our cBridge™ Adrenalin solution is an integral
element of Atlantic Broadband's innovative platform," said Mark Tubinis,
Senior Vice President of Strategy at SeaChange. "Atlantic Broadband's
multi-vendor integration and focus on personalization are in complete
alignment with our open, personalized vision for video's future."

TiVo Experience 4 and IP VOD enhancements will launch this week in
Atlantic Broadband's Connecticut, New Hampshire and Maine service areas,
and in its other markets by year's end.

To learn more about TiVo Experience 4 on Atlantic Broadband, visit
To learn about its Internet, phone and TV offerings for business, visit


Atlantic Broadband, a subsidiary of Cogeco Communications Inc. (TSX:
CCA), is the 9th largest cable operator in the United States, based on
the number of television service customers served. The company provides
its residential and business customers with Internet, TV and Phone
services in 11 states: Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Maine, Maryland,
New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West
Virginia. Atlantic Broadband is headquartered in Quincy, Massachusetts.
To learn more about Atlantic Broadband, please visit


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