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



2013-02-18 18:14:50 -


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Further reinforcement of the cooperation between Tata Sky and Technicolor
The India leading satellite operator renews its contract for Technicolor
MediaPlay STBs

Paris (France), 18 February 2013 - Technicolor (Euronext Paris : TCH) today
announced that it has won two extension contracts from Tata Sky, India's leading
satellite operator with over 8  million subscribers. Pursuant to the long
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 reliability
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
Sky.
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.
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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    Ÿ    www.technicolor.com

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