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Vantiva powers Bouygues Telecom next-gen gateway

Connected technology specialist Vantiva, formerly known as Technicolor, has partnered with French multiplay telco Bouygues Telecom to be one of the manufacturers of the Bbox Wi-Fi 6, an eco-designed customer premises equipment (CPE) that supports fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband access for Bouygues Telecom’s subscribers. The Bbox Wi-Fi 6 is the first Green Product Mark-certified gateway to […]

November 30, 2022

VANTIVA, Deutsche Telekom partner on Magenta Home Box Fiber

VANTIVA (formerly known as Technicolor) has partnered with Deutsche Telekom to deploy a next-generation DOCSIS 3.1 and Wi-Fi 6 gateway called Magenta Home Box Fiber. The new gateway allows Austria’s Magenta Telekom, which was recently acquired by Deutsche Telekom, to optimise broadband, gaming and Wi-Fi experiences for business and connected home subscribers with the latest […]

October 18, 2022

Analysis: STB market contraction to stabilise post-2024

Set-top box (STB) shipments continued to decline in 2021, driven by a combination of migration to streaming, market saturation, consumer cost-cutting measures, and supply chain constraints, according to technology intelligence firm ABI Research’s Set-Top Boxes and CPE market data report. ABI Research says that a global, subdued demand will result in a contraction of global […]

September 30, 2022

Technicolor Creative Studios trading on Euronext

Technicolor Creative Studios has commenced operating as a standalone company, following the distribution of 65 per cent of its shares by Technicolor (under the ticker symbol TCHCS) to its shareholders and the concurrent listing on Euronext Paris. The technical reference price for each Technicolor Creative Studios’ share (amounting to €1.9539 per share) for the opening […]

September 27, 2022

Technicolor: ‘No sign of Netflix slowdown’

Technicolor’s CEO Richard Moat, speaking to analysts following on from his company’s financial results, said that Technicolor Creative Studios (TCS), a major supplier of VFX and post-production services to Netflix and other broadcasters, was still extremely busy. “In terms of the [content demand] pipelines, which we see for the remainder of this year and into […]

August 3, 2022By Chris Forrester

Technicolor to become VANTIVA

Entertainment technologist Technicolor is launching its new brand, VANTIVA, in the wake of the proposed spin-off of Technicolor Creative Studios (TCS) announced in February. The new brand will be comprised of the Connected Home and DVD Services operations. By the end of the third quarter, subject to shareholder approval, VANTIVA will also become the new […]

June 14, 2022By Colin Mann

Technicolor Q1 “in line with expectations”

Technicolor, the Media and entertainment technologist, has published its results for the first quarter 2022. Revenues were at €756 million, approximately flat at constant exchange rates and up 6.6 per cent at current exchange rates. The company reported adjusted EBITDA of €55 million, up €16 million (+€11 million at constant exchange rate), with margin improving […]

May 6, 2022

Technicolor, Bouygues Telecom team for 4K STB

Technicolor Connected Home has partnered with Bouygues Telecom – the network service providers in France with over 26.2 million fixed and mobile subscribers – to develop and deploy an Android 4K UHD STB integrated with Wi-Fi that delivers video experiences for consumers across the French market. The flexible open platform, called Bbox 4K HDR, allows […]

March 25, 2022

Technicolor unveils indoor FWA modem and Wi-Fi router solution

The Connected Home Division of Technicolor has announced the availability of Cobra 5G, an indoor customer premises equipment (CPE) solution that provides an ultimate fixed wireless access (FWA) modem and high-fidelity Wi-Fi router functionality in a single enclosure. The device addresses the connectivity and performance issues created by signal attenuation —or weakening—as traffic passes through […]

March 1, 2022

Technicolor to spin off VFX business

Technicolor is set to spin off and list its creative services division which includes its visual effects businesses. The move will mean a sell off of some 65 per cent of Technicolor Creative Studios with Technicolor holding on to 35 per cent. Technicolor will hold onto its Euronext stock market listing. The company, in a […]

February 25, 2022By Chris Forrester