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

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 
MediaPlay STBs 
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
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 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
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
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: 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
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