TECHNICOLOR and Astro reinforce their cooperation

TECHNICOLOR and Astro reinforce their cooperation 
Malaysia-based satellite broadcaster renews its contract for
Technicolor MediaPlay set-top boxes 
ISSY-LES-MOULINEAUX CEDEX, FRANCE -- (Marketwire) -- 10/16/12 --
Technicolor (EURONEXT PARIS: TCH) today announced  that  it  has
extended  its contract with Astro,  Malaysia's leading
cross-media  group.  Further  to  the  delivery  of a first batch of
MediaPlay  High-Definition (HD) MPEG-4 set-top  boxes over 
2010-2011, Astro has granted Technicolor additional contract for the
same platform to be delivered in the coming months. 
The set-top  box supplied by Technicolor will still  offer the
ability to record
to  one  or  several  external  disks,  allowing
subscribers the convenience and flexibility to   tailor   their  
recording   capability for  meeting their own
"This  is another important milestone  in our long-term relationship
with Astro,
which  is a proof of the reliability  and future proof of
Technicolor's products
and  services" said Michel Rahier,  President
of  the Connected Home Division at Technicolor.  "We have been
partnering  for about 8 years now  and it is a great
pride  to see 
our products  sustaining Astro  successful strategy in
high-quality services". 
"We  are  happy  that  our  customers  are  satisfied  with  our
innovative high
definition services. To this end we are pleased to
continue our partnership with
Technicolor,   and   look   forward  
to   more   innovative  range  of set-top
boxes" added Kong Futt
Fong, SVP of Strategic Contracts of Astro. 
Deliveries  of the additional set-top boxes are currently underway,
while at the same  time  Technicolor  will  continue  providing
locally-based  and extensive
logistics and after-sales support to
Technicolor's   range   of  MediaPlay set-top boxes  provide  a  wide
array  of services encompassing advanced functions such as multi-room
and multi-screen, on demand,   wireless   streaming   or  
Over-The-Top   services.  Truly committed
to ecodesign,  Technicolor
puts environmental issues at  the heart of the design
process of all
products within a complete product lifecycle approach. 
About Technicolor 
Technicolor,  a  worldwide  technology  leader  in  the  media and
sector,  is at the forefront of digital innovation. Our
world class research and innovation  laboratories enable  us to  lead
the  market in  delivering advanced
video  services to  content
creators  and distributors.  We also benefit from an extensive  
intellectual   property  portfolio  focused  on  imaging  and
technologies, based on a thriving licensing business. Our
commitment: supporting
the  delivery of exciting  new experiences for 
consumers in theaters, homes and on-the-go. 
Euronext Paris: TCH. 
Technicolor and Astro
reinforce their collaboration: 
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