Technicolor to Provide Hathway, India's Major Cable Broadband Operator, With
Gateway and HD Set-Top Box
Technicolor's Devices Enable High-Speed Broadband Data and HD Video
PARIS -- (Marketwired) -- 07/17/13 -- Technicolor (EURONEXT PARIS:
TCH) today announced that it has been awarded two contracts from
Hathway, India's leading cable broadband service provider, for
MediaAccess gateways and MediaPlay set-top boxes.
The selected solution will enhance Hathway's digital cable offering
by enabling the delivery of HD video content and ultra-high speed
broadband services to end users. MediaAccess TCM471 features multiple
channels aggregation (channel bonding) to maximize the performance
over newly deployed cable infrastructure on DOCSIS 3.0, while
remaining backward compatible with older networks. Thanks to its
innovative tuner management, it combines efficiently video over
cable, video over IP and high-speed broadband services.
MediaPlay DCI804 is a high-end DVR decoder delivering HD MPEG-4
video. Hathway leverages Technicolor's field-proven maturity with
this platform to deliver robust HD video, DVR and Time-shifting
services to its consumers.
Michel Rahier, President of Connected Home at Technicolor, comments:
"The new partnership with Hathway is a key milestone for Technicolor
in the APAC region and contributes to reinforce our positions on this
fast growing market."
"We are excited with this partnership with Technicolor, a worldwide
leader in gateways and set-top boxes. Hathway firmly believes in
bringing the best of technology and quality to its customers. Thanks
to Technicolor's products, we believe that we will be able to take
digitalization of our networks to the next stage and deliver more
value to our customers in India," added Mr. Jagdish Kumar MD & CEO of
Hathway Cable & Datacom Ltd.
About Hathway Cable and Datacom Ltd
Hathway are the leading cable television services provider in India,
as well as one of the leading cable broadband services providers. We
offer cable television services across 140 cities and towns and
high-speed cable broadband services across 21 cities. We have won a
number of awards for our cable television services such as being
named "Best MSO" by the Indian Telly Awards nine times, "Star News
lence Awards in Brand Excellence in Digital Products and
Internet Services in 2011" and voted as one of the best managed media
companies in Asia 2013 based on a study conducted by "EUROMONEY".
Our Company has established 21 digital head-ends in the country. We
hold a PAN India ISP license and were the first cable television
services provider to offer broadband internet services. We are
currently India's largest cable broadband services provider, with
approximately 1.5 million two-way broadband enabled homes passed, as
on March 31, 2013. In addition to our cable television and broadband
service offerings, we also generate advertising and airtime revenue
from advertisements aired for and on behalf of channels owned by
third parties, such as the Hindi movie and music channel.
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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