TECHNICOLOR : TECHNICOLOR: Further reinforcement of the cooperation between
Tata Sky and Technicolor
Further reinforcement of the cooperation between Tata Sky and Technicolor
The India leading satellite operator renews its contract for Technicolor
Paris (France), 18February 2013 - Technicolor (Euronext Paris:TCH) today
announced that it has won two extension contracts from Tata Sky, India's
leading satellite operator with over 8 million subscribers. Pursuant to the
long standing relationship between both parties and the commercial success of
its high-definition (HD) and standard-definition (SD) digital TV offerings,
Tata Sky has granted Technicolor, until mid 2015, extension of the initial
contracts for the STBs already delivered over the past years :
*The HD-enabled zapper (MediaPlay DSI715) is optimized to deliver all
essential features at low cost while enabling future-proof services such
as video on demand.
*The SD satellite zapper (MediaPlay DSI309) has been tailored to Tata
Sky's needs and enables MPEG-4 decoding in a compact design.
Michel Rahier, President of Technicolor's Connected Home division, said "We
are very proud to support the commercial success of Tata Sky in its digital
television services. As a long standing partner of Tata Sky, the renewal of
the previous contracts awarded up to two years ago proves us that we have been
able to build a strong relationship thanks to the high quality of our
"Technicolor's solutions have met our expectations in terms of reliability
because we want to guarantee a trouble free experience for our customers.
They also help meet our Total Cost of Ownership requirement, which is key for
an operator with a large subscriber base like ours. The latest agreements mark
the continuation of our trusted relationship with Technicolor" added Harit
Nagpal, Managing Director & CEO of Tata Sky.
Deliveries of these set-top boxes are scheduled from 3Q 2013 to 2Q 2015, while
Technicolor will continue providing locally-based after-sales support to Tata
Technicolor's range of MediaPlay set-top boxes provide a wide array of
services encompassingadvanced functions such as multi-room and multi-screen,
on demand, wireless streaming orOver-The-Top services. Truly committed to
ecodesign, Technicolor puts environmental issues atthe heart of the design
process of all products within a complete product lifecycle approach.
Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment
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 sound
technologies, based on a thriving licensing business.
Our commitment: Enhance media experience on any screen, in theaters, at home
and on the go.
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Further reinforcement of the cooperation between Tata Sky and Technico
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