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Sagemcom Joins MoCA

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SAN RAMON, Calif., June 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- International set-top box and broadband gateways vendor Sagemcom has joined MoCA® as an Associate member.

As a global player and European leader servicing over 50 operators worldwide, Sagemcom offers an extensive range of solutions: Digital STBs and DVR for all transmission media, xDSL/FTTH/cable gateways and Multimedia Home Gateways.

"Integrating MoCA into our products will enable service providers to deliver a highly reliable in-home backbone for extending and enhancing existing Wi-Fi® networks and providing the Quality of Experience that consumers have come to expect. With a MoCA-based network, consumers can move an ever-expanding range of media content around the home quickly and easily," said Ahmed Selmani, Deputy CEO of Sagemcom Broadband.

"Their strong heritage in in-home Triple Play distribution and increasing reach in EMEA, South America and North America, makes Sagemcom a natural fit for MoCA as the world's service operators recognize MoCA technology as an important component in their connected home strategies," said Charles Cerino, MoCA President.

MoCA technology supports multiple streams of video-based content - including HDTV, 3D, gaming, and OTT - via an IP-over-coax connection to numerous in-home devices, including HDTVs, game consoles and PCs. MoCA is included in the DLNA stack and IEEE 1905.1 specification.

About Sagemcom

High-technology group with an international dimension, Sagemcom operates on markets of broadband (digital home, digital set-top box, broadband and residential terminals), telecom and energy (telecommunications infrastructure, smartgrid and metering), and management of documents (printing terminals, software and solutions, digital production workflow).

With a turnover of about 1.3 billion Euros, Sagemcom employs 4 600 people on five continents. Already a European leader in most of its key markets, Sagemcom aims to become a world leader in high added value communicating terminals.

Sagemcom is strongly committed to sustainable development through the life cycle of its products: eco-design, energy consumption, ethical code of all its suppliers.

For more information: www.sagemcom.com

About MoCA®

MoCA is the worldwide technology standard for home entertainment networking. It is the only such technology standard in use by all three pay TV segments—cable, satellite and IPTV/telco. MoCA technology is also used as an in-home backbone to extend Wi-Fi® connectivity.

The Alliance has certified 127 certified products and has 53 members worldwide representing the home entertainment networking value chain including service providers, OEMs, middleware developers, consumer electronics companies and chip vendors.

Visit www.mocalliance.org and www.moca4installers.org for more information.

Copyright © 2013 Multimedia over Coax Alliance. All Rights Reserved. MoCA and the MoCA logo are trademarks of Multimedia over Coax Alliance, registered in the U.S. and other countries.

CONTACT: MoCA Contacts: Rob Gelphman VP, Marketing and Member Relations MoCA 408-838-7458 Robgelphman@mocalliance.org Lindsey Lee European PR for MoCA +44 (0) 7766 447897 lindsey@bumblebeepr.co.uk Sagemcom Contact: Aurore Chiquot PR Manager +33 1 53 32 11 83 aurore.chiquot@linkrp.eu

Source: MoCA