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Highwinds and Technicolor Sign International Digital Content Delivery Partner Deal

Technicolor’s Electronic Distribution Services business to leverage Highwinds for online content distribution

Winter Park, Florida (July 22, 2008) – Highwinds Network Group, Inc. and Technicolor, the Services Division of Thomson (Euronext 18453; NYSE: TMS), announced today that the companies have signed a major partnership agreement. Under the agreement, Highwinds’ RollingThunder™ content delivery network will provide lightning-fast content delivery, real-time analytics and other advanced capabilities for Technicolor’s digital content distribution solutions that power distribution of some of the world’s largest media and entertainment companies.

As a top-tier Highwinds content delivery partner, Technicolor’s Electronic Content Distribution Services (EDS) business will expand its electronic content delivery capacity and reach with the massive, high-performance RollingThunder network. RollingThunder is comprised of 21 POPs spanning two continents, including a large private peering infrastructure that will further enable Technicolor to deliver content directly to its customers’ end-users. Backed by Highwinds’ full range of partner services, Technicolor will receive other key partner benefits including 24x7x365 support, extensive technical training, creative co-marketing strategies, and Highwinds’ StrikeTracker™ user management console.

Source: http://www.streamingmedia.com/press/view.asp?id=9646

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