Technicolor to provide Hathway with Gateway and HD Set-Top Box

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

PARIS — 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.