Hathway signs digital cable deal with Technicolor

Technicolor on Thursday said it won two contracts from cable broadband service provider Hathway to supply MediaAccess gateways and MediaPlay set-top boxes.

The vendor will assist Hathway to enhance digital cable offering by enabling the delivery of HD video content and broadband services to users.

Technicolor’s MediaAccess TCM471 technology 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.

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Its tuner management enables Hathway to combine video over cable, video over IP and high-speed broadband services.

MediaPlay DCI804 DVR decoder delivers HD MPEG-4 video.

Hathway will try to deliver robust HD video, DVR and Time-shifting services to its consumers.

“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,” said Michel Rahier, president of Connected Home at Technicolor.

“Hathway firmly believes in bringing the best of technology and quality to its customers. 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,” said Jagdish Kumar, MD & CEO of Hathway Cable & Datacom.


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