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 TECHNICOLOR : TECHNICOLOR: Further reinforcement of the cooperation between
                           Tata Sky and Technicolor

                                                                 PRESS RELEASE

  Further reinforcement of the cooperation between Tata Sky and Technicolor

   The India leading satellite operator renews its contract for Technicolor
                               MediaPlay STBs

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.

About Technicolor

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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