Tivo to Make Custom Version For Comcast


TiVo Inc.'s deal to adapt its popular digital video recorders for Comcast cable subscribers is only the first of the partnerships the struggling pioneer hopes to forge with cable operators, a top executive said Tuesday.

Comcast Corp., the nation's largest cable TV system operator, expects to begin marketing the TiVo-branded DVRs by mid- to late 2006. The companies refused to release financial details in announcing the eight-year, non-exclusive deal Tuesday.

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