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Technicolor Sells 100 Millionth Set-Top to DirecTV

2 Jul, 2013 By: Chris Tribbey

Technicolor announced July 1 it has sold its 100 millionth set-top box to pay-TV provider DirecTV. The two companies have worked together for more than 20 years, providing basic and advanced set-tops throughout the United States and Latin America.

“Technicolor is pleased and honored to support DirecTV, providing high-quality direct-to-home video services to so many customers throughout the U.S. and in Latin America for more than 20 years,” said Barbara Bessolo, SVP of Technicolor’s connected home Americas business. “We continue to strive to work closely with DirecTV to develop and introduce new home media platforms and devices to support a wide spectrum of advanced home and mobile video services.”

Henry Derovanessian, SVP of hardware engineering for DirecTV, added: “From the very beginning we have relied on Technicolor as a key set-top-box partner to help bring new content delivery platforms to our customers. We appreciate their continued support and efforts to help us remain at the forefront of the video services industry.”

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