Thomson Formalizes Supplier Agreement With Time Warner Cable for CableLabs Certified RCA Cable Modems.Business Editors/High Tech Writers
PARIS Paris, in Greek mythology
Paris or Alexander, in Greek mythology, son of Priam and Hecuba and brother of Hector. Because it was prophesied that he would cause the destruction of Troy, Paris was abandoned on Mt. & INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 12, 2002
Agreement Assures MSO (1) (Multiple System Operator) Typically refers to a cable TV organization that owns more than one cable system, but it may refer to an operator of only one system. of Value-Added Features Provided by Latest RCA See RCA connector and video/TV history.
DOCSIS-Based Digital Cable Modems
Thomson multimedia (Paris Euronext:18453) (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange :TMS TMS Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (alternative medicine for depression)
TMS Test Match Special (sports - cricket)
TMS Texas Motor Speedway
TMS Transportation Management System
TMS Toyota Motor Sales ) will provide Time Warner Cable This article or section needs sources or references that appear in reliable, third-party publications. Alone, primary sources and sources affiliated with the subject of this article are not sufficient for an accurate encyclopedia article. with CableLabs(R) certified RCA high-speed digital cable modems under an agreement announced today.
The agreement designates Thomson as a preferred supplier to Time Warner Cable for modems based on Thomson's digital cable modem platform which has the connection flexibility of both USB USB
in full Universal Serial Bus
Type of serial bus that allows peripheral devices (disks, modems, printers, digitizers, data gloves, etc.) to be easily connected to a computer. and 10/100BaseT Ethernet with auto-sensing.
"We are pleased to be selected by Time Warner Cable," said Thomson's Peter Polit, General Manager -- Broadband Data and VoIP. "This agreement is mutually beneficial -- validating Thomson's broadband data strategy based on active support of CableLabs standards and providing TWC TWC The Weather Channel
TWC Time-Warner Cable
TWC Texas Workforce Commission (also seen as TWFC)
TWC The Wellness Community
TWC The Washington Center
TWC Teachers & Writers Collaborative
TWC Trustworthy Computing with the latest RCA digital cable modems which deliver a significant layer of value-added features to aid operators."
"Thomson's RCA digital cable modems have been supporting our DOCSIS (Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification) A cable modem standard from the CableLabs research consortium (www.cablelabs.com), which provides equipment certification for interoperability. deployment needs very effectively. Formalizing the relationship is a logical extension of the successful cooperation we have had to date," said Time Warner Cable's Michael Hayashi, Senior Vice President, Subscriber Technologies and Advanced Engineering.
Key features of RCA high-speed digital cable modems, in addition to USB and 10/100Base Ethernet connection, include the following:
-- Quick installation with start-up LED sequencing. -- Built-in advanced diagnostics. -- Data on/off button for extra security. -- DOCSIS 1.1 upgradeable via network download. -- Supports up to 32 PCs. -- Available with advanced home network management software.
The Thomson modems to be utilized by Time Warner Cable will accommodate the industry's migration to the DOCSIS 1.1 standard. Thomson is among the world's leading suppliers of solutions for the convergence of entertainment and information technologies and has shipped over 2 million digital cable modems worldwide.
Certain statements in this press release, including any discussion of management expectations for future periods, constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the "safe harbor" of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (PSLRA) implemented several significant substantive changes affecting certain cases brought under the federal securities laws, including changes related to pleading, discovery, liability, class representation and awards fees and of 1995. Such forward-looking statements are based on management's current expectations and beliefs and are subject to a number of factors and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the future results expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements due to changes in global economic, business, competitive market and regulatory factors. More detailed information on the potential factors that could affect the financial results of Thomson multimedia is contained in Thomson multimedia's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
With sales of 10.5 billion Euros (U.S. $9.3 billion) in 2001 and 73,000 employees in more than 30 countries, Thomson multimedia (Paris Euronext:18453) (NYSE:TMS) provides a wide range of video (and enabling) technologies, systems, finished products and services to consumers and professionals in the entertainment and media industries. To advance and enable the digital media transition, Thomson multimedia has five principal activities: Digital Media Solutions, Displays and Components, Consumer Products, Patents and Licensing and New Media Services. The company distributes its products and services under the THOMSON, RCA and TECHNICOLOR brand names. For more information: www.thomson-multimedia.com.