FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 10, 2013
Halifax, NS – Eastlink announced the launch of its new iPad application today, TotalGuide xD. The new application, powered by Rovi (NASDAQ: ROVI), personalizes the guide experience.
“We continuously talk to our customers about what they want and need,” said Eastlink CEO Lee Bragg. “They’ve told us that they are looking for products that make their lives easier; this is designed to do exactly that.”
Building on its innovative Eastlink Remote DVR service released just last month, Eastlink’s TotalGuide xD iPad app is a free and convenient way for viewers to browse TV listings, explore programs, find what to watch, personalize the guide, and remotely schedule recordings for viewing at a later time and date — directly from their iPad tablets.
TotalGuide xD is an iOS app available on the iTunes App Store free of charge for Eastlink customers, and is available in English and French.
Eastlink’s new TotalGuide xD iPad application gives customers a personalized guide experience with:
“By powering Eastlink’s Remote DVR service and TotalGuide xD, Rovi is helping Eastlink deliver next-generation video services to their customers with the convenience of using mobile devices to access a more enjoyable entertainment experience,” said Bob Shallow, SVP, Product Sales & Marketing at Rovi. “TotalGuide xD brings a more personalized search and discovery experience to consumers — making it easier for them to connect to, discover and enjoy their favorite programming.”
For more information about Eastlink’s new TotalGuide xD iPad app, visit eastlink.ca.
About TotalGuide xD
TotalGuide xD is powered by Rovi signature data, remote recording, search and recommendations technologies, offering a unique, interactive and engaging entertainment discovery experience to users. With the addition of the Eastlink deployment, Rovi TotalGuide xD application is now available for access by more than 1 million subscribers in North America. The apps are developed from Rovi’s family of interactive guides that combines rich TV listings with enhanced data, images and multimedia to deliver an engaging entertainment experience. Rovi media guides enable consumers to quickly see what's on, find the programs and information they want, and uncover new, related shows and dynamic content.
About Rovi Corporation
Rovi powers the discovery, delivery, display and monetization of digital entertainment. With innovative technology solutions for consumer electronics manufacturers, service providers, content producers, advertisers, retailers and websites, Rovi connects people and the entertainment they love. The company holds over 5,000 issued or pending patents worldwide and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. More information about Rovi can be found at rovicorp.com.
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