TiVo Profit Falls 49% Hurt by Income Tax Provision

Digital video recorder maker TiVo Inc (NASDAQ:TIVO) reported a 49 percent fall in quarterly profit, hurt by a provision for future tax bills.

The company's net profit fell to $6.3 million, or 6 cents per share, for the third quarter ended Oct. 31, from $12.5 million, or 10 cents per share, a year earlier.

TiVo recorded a tax provision of $7.1 million in the quarter, compared with a tax benefit of $2 million a year earlier.

Revenue rose 1 percent to $118.4 million, driven by a 32 percent rise in total subscriptions.

(Reporting by Abhirup Roy and Rohit T.K. in Bangalore; Editing by Simon Jennings)