Technicolor today announced that it has won two extensions to its contract with Indias leading satellite operator, Tata Sky, which has over eight million subscribers. Following the commercial success of its high-definition (HD) and standard-definition (SD) digital TV offerings, Tata Sky has extended its initial contracts with Technicolor until mid-2015, to cover:
The HD-enabled zapper box (MediaPlay DSI715) is optimised to deliver all essential features at a low cost while enabling future-proofed services such as video on demand.
The SD satellite zapper box (MediaPlay DSI309) has been tailored to Tata Skys needs and enables MPEG-4 decoding in a compact design.
Michel Rahier, President of Technicolors Connected Home division, said We are very proud to support the success of Tata Skys digital television services. As a long-standing Tata Sky partner, the renewal of the contracts for up to two years, demonstrates the strength of our relationship, which is based on the high quality of our products.
Technicolors 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 the set-top boxes are scheduled from Q3 2013 to 2Q 2015, Technicolor will continue to provide local after-sales support to Tata Sky.
Technicolors 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 and Over-The-Top services. Truly committed to eco-friendly design, Technicolor puts environmental issues at the heart of the development process for the complete product lifecycle.