TPS Selects UEI’s Remote Control Unit For French Satellite TV Service
Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI) [Nasdaq: UEIC] has agreed to supply its new remote control platform to France’s La Television Par Satellite (TPS) to control TPS customers’ set-top satellite television receivers and other electronic devices. TPS is the first original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to receive UEI’s Focus-brand remote control, which is customizable to meet the specific market requirements of electronics equipment and service providers.
As part of the ongoing relationship between the two companies, UEI will manufacture and ship the new Focus remote controls to TPS for distribution with its set-top receivers in the first year. The agreement gives TPS, France’s leading satellite TV provider with more than 1.2 million subscribers, exclusive rights to distribute Focus remote controls in the French market.