The judgment is in and TiVo has been declared the winner by the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. This has been hailed as a potential game winning victory. So why is DISH Network celebrating its so called loss in this long and drawn out battle?
There are a few simple reasons that have led DISH Network to begin declaring a roundabout victory in the fight with TiVo that has been ongoing for the past six years. The first of these is that by losing the court battle, DISH may find itself with the opportunity to bid on being an exclusive provider of DVR technology through a contract with TiVo.