October 23, 2018

How Technicolor’s New HERO Partner Program Accelerates Flow of Innovation to Network Service Providers

Technicolor announces a new strategic partnership initiative

As leaders in the network service provider (NSP) industry gather in Atlanta (Cable-Tec Expo) and Berlin (BBWF) to discuss new innovations in broadband technology, Technicolor announces a new strategic partnership initiative. The HERO program will provide operators with rapid access to innovative technologies and offerings that will stimulate new revenue streams and lay the foundation for competitive differentiation.

The Technicolor HERO Program is designed to identify developers of innovations that can be leveraged by NSPs to offer new profitable services that generate top line growth, while creating opportunities to harness technologies that improve network performance and improve operating margins. With the integration of innovative technologies across Technicolor’s customer premises equipment (CPE) platforms, NSPs will be able to accelerate the introduction to the market of new capabilities – based on these innovative solutions.

Two initial partners have joined the HERO Program:  

  • CUJO AI – a company that provides a range of Artificial Intelligence-enabled applications – including home-based network security services – that will drive the creation of new NSP offerings. (www.getcujo.com)
  • Broadpeak – a provider of video delivery components for NSPs. We have integrated their innovative multicast ABR solution that reduces IP latency and enhances the efficiency of network operations as NSPs include over-the-top (OTT) content into their offerings. (broadpeak.tv)

 

In addition, Technicolor is working on partnerships that will bring Internet of Things (IoT) technologies – and other promising areas of interest to the NSP community – into the HERO Program.

While the HERO Program will provide NSPs with rapid access to the best innovations in critical areas of technology, partners who participate in the initiative also stand to gain significant benefits.

As a result of our relationships with NSP customers and position in the industry, Technicolor has the broadest portfolio and largest installed base of broadband gateways and related CPE in consumers’ homes around the world. This opens an immense opportunity for HERO Partners who are interested in introducing their innovations to the NSP market on a global scale.

HERO Program partners will additionally benefit from a diverse and geographically distributed sales team that is providing the next generation of solutions to cable, telco, mobile, and satellite service providers.

To learn more about Technicolor HERO Program, listen to an interview with Gary Gutknecht, Chief Technology Officer at Technicolor Connected Home.

To get more insights about the HERO Program from our partners, Cujo AI and Broadpeak, listen to their respective interviews:

Einaras von Gravrock, Co-Founder and CEO, CUJO AI: Opportunities to Bring a Multi-solution, AI-driven Software and Security Platform to the NSP Community Via Technicolor’s HERO Program

Jacques Le Mancq, President and CEO of Broadpeak: How Multicast ABR Creates New Opportunities for Network Service Providers Through Technicolor’s HERO Partnership Program

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