Technicolor selected by Belgian Telecom Leading Company Belgacom, for next generation ultra-broadband Gateway

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June 19, 2013
Belgacom will deploy Technicolor’s MediaAccess “XTREAM” to support in-home wireless HD video experience

Paris (France) – June 19th, 2013Technicolor (Euronext Paris:TCH) announces it has been selected to supply Belgacom, the leading telecommunications company in Belgium, for its next generation “BBOX3” to roll-out smart home services over its ultra-broadband network.

Belgacom is deploying the MediaAccess “XTREAM” platform, Technicolor’s latest ultra-broadband gateway, that supports the innovative Vectoring technology to offer its consumers an even higher internet speed in the future. It leverages Quantenna’s dual band (2.4 & 5Ghz, 4x4) wireless video bridge to enable the distribution of multiple HD TV channels over Wi-Fi within the home without any interruption nor flickering on the screen.

François Rossiensky, Senior Vice President EMEA for Technicolor Connected Home, said: “We are very proud to partner with Belgacom to build new avenues within the Smart Home domain in Belgium. Belgacom can count on our local Edegem teams’ 10 years leadership in the gateway market to exploit the best of our MediaAccess “XTREAM” platform, leveraging our accumulated know-how in wireless, ultra-broadband and home network software technologies.”

Patrick Delcoigne, Director Network Innovation & Engineering at Belgacom said: “Thanks to Technicolor’s local presence and understanding of the Belgian market, we are confident that we can build and deploy together innovative services to our customers in the long run. Technicolor’s mastering of the ultra-broadband technologies and its open software approach retained our attention when looking for our flagship smart home gateway for the years to come.”

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