Taipei, Taiwan—September 8, 2008—CyberLink Corporation (5203.TW), an innovative solution provider for the connected digital lifestyle, today announced its collaboration with French pay-TV operator, CANAL+ Group, to incorporate CyberLink TVEnhance, the TV-on-PC solution, with CANAL+'s latest DTT pay-TV-on-PC offering. The collaboration gives CANAL+'s DTT subscribers a convenient and secure way to enjoy premium TV content on their PCs.
CyberLink TVEnhance supports live reception of broadcast channels, recording and playback of digital HDTV programs, Electronic Program Guide (EPG), time-shifting preview, and parental control. Together with Nagravision's conditional access system and SmarDTV's TV-tuner device, CyberLink TVEnhance offers an end-to-end solution, which fulfills all the security requirements on premium TV preview and recording.
"CyberLink is very happy to introduce the latest pay-TV-on-PC solution to consumers in France," said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. "Through our partnership with CANAL+ Group, CyberLink TVEnhance provides European users with an innovative entertainment solution for enjoying premium TV programs on their PCs."
"CANAL+ Group is very pleased to partner with CyberLink on the latest pay-TV-on-PC solution, La Clé CANAL+," said Frederic Vincent, Business Development Director of CANAL+ Group. "Our partnership offers subscribers an easy, safe and convenient access of our premium TV offering available on DTT, on their laptop and home PCs. We are confident to see a promising future of this solution, giving to subscribers a new and perfect way to enjoy their favorites programs, either at home on a second screen or outside, notably on holidays."
CANAL+ DTT pay-TV-on-PC solution featuring CyberLink's TVEnhance, La Clé CANAL +, is now available in France. For more information about La Clé CANAL+, please visit www.clecanalplus.fr
For more information about CyberLink TVEnhance, and CyberLink's lineup of digital multimedia solutions, please visit our website, www.cyberlink.com.
About CANAL+ Group
CANAL+ Group is France's leading pay-TV operator and a major player in the programming and production of premium and special-interest channels, the broadcasting of pay-TV services, and a pioneer in the development of new television services. At year-end 2007, CANAL+ Group had over 10.5 million subscriptions to its different product offerings. CANAL+ Group runs pay-TV operations in Poland and in French-speaking countries around the world via Canal Overseas.
CANAL+ Group is also a European leader in the financing, acquisition and distribution of feature films through its affiliate StudioCanal.
Owing more than 600 000 subscribers to its channels offerings on DTT, CANAL+ Group is the first and only one in France to broadcast its premium channel, CANAL+, in HD on the terrestrial network since the 8th of August.
CyberLink Corp is the leader and pioneer in enabling digital multimedia on PCs and CEs. Backed by a group of high-caliber software engineers, CyberLink owns its core codec and a number of patented technologies. CyberLink has built a solid reputation for delivering high-quality, interoperable, and fast time-to-market solutions that keep our OEM partners on the leading edge. Our business partners include leaders in the PC industry: drive manufacturers, graphics-card makers, and top-5 desktop and notebook brands. Today, CyberLink's software solutions include: complete applications for Blu-ray Discs and HD DVDs, Digital Home entertainment, Mobile TV and human resource development. With customers spanning from multi-national corporations to small/medium-sized businesses, and from power users to home users, CyberLink has enjoyed rapid and consistent growth leading to a record breaking IPO in 2000 on the Taiwan Over The Counter Exchange (OTC: 5203). Currently, CyberLink is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: 5203.TW). CyberLink's worldwide headquarters are in Taipei. To keep up with market demands, CyberLink has operations in North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region, including Japan. For more information, please visit CyberLink's website at http://www.cyberlink.com.
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