Cable & Telecom

Bell Mobility signs patent licensing agreement with Rovi

SANTA CLARA, CA - Rovi Corporation has announced an agreement with Bell Mobility that will see the Canadian communications giant use Rovi’s intellectual property for its mobile TV service in Canada.Rovi said that the agreement builds on its ongoing success in licensing its patent portfolio for second screen products and services to pay-TV providers in North America and internationally.“Home entertainment is inevitably moving from the TV set in the living room to multiple screens and mobile devices,” said Rovi’s EVP intellectual property and licensing Samir Armaly, in the news release.  “Through its license agreement with Rovi, Bell Mobility is giving...