India's  Leading Cable Operator Hathway to Use Dolby Digital Plus for HD Set-Top Boxes

New  Delhi, September 27, 2013-Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) announced today that  Hathway Cable & Datacom Ltd (NSE:HATHWAY,BSE:533162) India's leading MSO, has  selected Dolby® Digital Plus™ as the audio codec for its HD set-top boxes. Using  Dolby Digital Plus, Hathway HD subscribers will be able to experience the magic  of up to 7.1 channels of surround sound, designed to transform the way people  can enjoy their favorite sports, movies, and television programs.
  Dolby Digital Plus has been adopted by the  world's leading TV and set-top box manufacturers, as well as broadcasters and operators,  to provide consumers with full digital surround sound and stereo sound in a  highly bandwidth-efficient single audio stream solution.

Talking about the collaboration, Mr. Jagdish  Kumar, Managing Director and CEO, Hathway Cable & Datacom Ltd, said, "With  digitization, the broadcast industry in India is evolving at a fast pace by  delivering better and more enhanced quality of services to consumers. Our  association with Dolby is a great opportunity for us to combine the great  visual experience with unmatched Dolby Digital Plus surround sound, delivering  pulsating cinema-inspired experiences to audiences at home. The collaboration reinforces  our commitment to provide the best of in-home entertainment services to Hathway  subscribers across 140 cities and towns in India."

Dolby Digital Plus unlocks the full audio  potential of HD broadcast and ensures that consumers hear audio precisely as it  was intended. Dolby Digital Plus is quickly becoming one of the leading broadcast  audio standards for HDTV services across the globe.

Pankaj Kedia, Country Manager, Dolby  Laboratories India, said, "Dolby brings superior entertainment experiences through  innovative technology. Our collaboration with Hathway, is yet another exciting  opportunity for Dolby to bring people a fantastic entertainment  experience-their favorite sports, drama, reality TV, and movies-right in their  living rooms and movies."

Dolby Digital Plus is a sophisticated audio  system based on Dolby Digital. It is designed to adapt to the changing demands  of future entertainment delivery while retaining compatibility with existing  Dolby Digital 5.1-channel home theater systems.

About Hathway Cable and Datacom Ltd
  Hathway are the leading cable television  services provider in India, as well as one of the leading cable broadband  services providers. We offer cable television services across 140 cities and  towns and high-speed cable broadband services across 20 cities. Hathway has been awarded the best MSO by the Indian Telly Awards for its  quality Cable TV and Broadband Internet Services nine times and "Star News  Brand Excellence Awards for Brand Excellence in Digital Products for Internet  Services in 2011".Hathway has been voted as one of the best managed media  companies in Asia 2013 based on a study conducted by EUROMONEY.

About Dolby Laboratories  
Dolby Laboratories (NYSE: DLB) creates audio,  video, and voice technologies that transform entertainment and communications  in mobile devices, at the cinema, at home, and at work. For nearly 50 years,  sight and sound experiences have become more vibrant, clear, and meaningful in  Dolby. For more information, please visit