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Tata Sky’s partner Technicolor to shift settop box manufacturing to India

The move will streamline the manufacturing and delivery of STBs

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KOLKATA:  In a big move, Tata Sky, India’s direct-to-home (DTH) operator has decided to shift a significant portion of its settop box sourcing within the country. It has partnered with Technicolor to develop settop boxes for the Indian market that will be manufactured and distributed within India. 

“As the world adjusts to the rapid changes emerging due to the recent effects of the Covid2019 pandemic, Tata Sky and Technicolor connected home is realigning production of a group of settop boxes (STBs) to India by early 2021,” said Tata Sky MD & CEO Harit Nagpal.

The shift in production and supply chain operations, according to the two companies, will streamline the manufacturing and delivery of STBs to consumers in India and further strengthen the longstanding collaboration that has been in place between Technicolor and Tata Sky. 

“Working with Tata Sky to move settop box production to India will better serve this important market. It is yet another example of Technicolor’s best-in-class supply chain, which remains flexible and adaptable. This is especially valuable in volatile situations, such as those created by Covid2019. Our supply chain capabilities have proven to be a strategic asset as we offer multiple options to our customers. We remain committed to minimizing risk and total cost of ownership for services providers around the world,” Technicolor Connected Home president Luis Martinez-Amago commented.

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