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UltimateTV

A digital video recorder (DVR) service from Microsoft (www.ultimatetv.com) that adds digital video recording to the DIRECTV satellite service. In 2002, Microsoft discontinued further enhancements to the product. However, in 2007, a service update was made available to existing subscribers via an automatic satellite download. The update was necessary to maintain programming compatibility with DIRECTV. See DVR.
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TMS Vice President for Entertainment Products Barbara Needleman said the new name "reflects the broader entertainment industry focus" TMS has had since February, when it acquired the Premier DataVision movie showtime data provider, the JDTV cable TV guide publisher, and the UltimateTV Web site.
John Kelleher, formerly director of database products, is GM for TV products; Blane Newton, founder and CEO of Premier DataVision, is GM for movie products; and Jeff Rowe, founder and president of UltimateTV, will manage the online TV and movie businesses as GM for online products.
Tribune Media Services-owned UltimateTV.com Web site (http://www.UltimateTV.com) and Rolling Stone writer David Wild are co-hosting a series of chats.
TMS also acquired the JDTV-owned UltimateTV Web site (www.UltimateTV.com).