Thomson Fires Up Fiber Gateways

Thomson launches highly featured service gateway for next generation fibre to the home networks

January 8, 2010

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PARIS -- Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), a worldwide leader of services to content creators, has unveiled the TG1700 super-fast gateway to take advantage of the latest developments in fibre to the home. With the TG1700, operators will be able to provide a seamless experience of broadcast television, interactive video and very high speed data and telephony services.

“Network operators installing fibre to the home and their subscribers do not want to be limited in their applications: they want to take full advantage of the incredible data speed and capacity available to them,” said Georges Laplanche, Senior Vice President, Connect Division, Thomson. “The TG1700 is the first triple-play GPON gateway to market which offers advanced functionality. In particular, the downstream RF overlay which guarantees a consistent and very high quality television experience – the equal if not better than any other delivery platform – is a vital element in creating true digital home.”

Thomson S.A. (NYSE: TMS; Euronext Paris: 18453)

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