Technicolor to provide Hathway, India’s major cable broadband operator, with Gateway and HD Set-Top Box

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July 17, 2013
Technicolor’s devices enable High-speed broadband data and HD video solutions

Paris (France), 17 July 2013 – 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 Brand Excellence 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.

 

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.
Euronext Paris: TCH   •   www.technicolor.com

 

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