TECHNICOLOR: Further reinforcement of the cooperation between Tata Sky and
PARIS -- (Marketwire) -- 02/18/13 -- Further reinforcement of the
cooperation between Tata Sky and Technicolor The India leading
satellite operator renews its contract for Technicolor
Technicolor (Euronext Paris : TCH) today announced that it has won
two extension contracts from Tata Sky, India's leading
operator with over 8 million subscribers. Pursuant to the
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
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 products".
"Technicolor's solutions have met our expectations in terms of
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
Managing Director & CEO of Tata Sky.
Deliveries of these set-top boxes are scheduled from 3Q 2013 to 2Q
Technicolor will continue providing locally-based
after-sales support to Tata
Technicolor's range of MediaPlay set-top boxes provide a wide array
encompassing advanced functions such as multi-room and
multi-screen, on demand,
wireless streaming or Over-The-Top
services. Truly committed to ecodesign,
environmental issues at the heart of the design process of all
products within a complete product lifecycle approach.
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: Enhance media experience on any screen, in theaters,
at home and on the go.
Euronext Paris: TCH Y www.technicolor.com
Further reinforcement of the cooperation between Tata Sky and
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