Tata Sky, one among the DTH operator in India has extended the contract for supplying STBs by Technicolor. Technicolor is now granted contract extension until mid 2015 for supplying HD enabled zapper STBs and SD satellite zapper STBs. Delivery of these STBs are scheduled from third quarter 2013 to second quarter 2015.

The firm´s HD zapper boxes (MediaPlay DS1715) are optimized for delivering essential features and are cost effective. While the SD Zapper (MediaPlay DSI309) has been tailored to suite Tata Sky´s requirements that enables MPEG-4 decoding in a compact design. Technicolor´s STBs also provides functions such as multi-room and multi-screen, on-Demand and wireless OTT services.

Harit Nagpal, Managing Director & CEO of Tata Sky states, “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”.

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