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Sun Direct Deploys Indias First All-IP HEVC DTH Delivery Workflow With Harmonic Posted: 15/11/2017
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery technology and services, today announced that Sun Direct, an Indian direct-to-home (DTH) satellite television provider with more than 12 million subscribers, has deployed a Harmonic software-based HEVC media processing solution within its all-IP workflow in order to expand its HD service offering. Harmonic's Electra¢ X2 encoder and ProStream® multiplexer enable Sun Direct to deliver an additional 80 HD channels from four transponders to subscribers, with crystal-clear video quality at the lowest possible bitrates.
Tags: Sun Direct | Indias First All-IP HEVC DTH Delivery Workflow | All-IP HEVC DTH Delivery Workflow | Harmonic | HEVC Media Processing Solution
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YES Launches Live UHD-HDR Channel With Harmonic Posted: 07/11/2017
Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery technology and services, today announced that YES, a tier 1 direct broadcast satellite television provider in Israel, is using Harmonic's software-based Electra encoding platform for its new live UHD channel. AVCOM, a world-class local system integrator, ensured a smooth deployment. Leveraging the HEVC video codec, Harmonic's Electra system allows YES to deliver high-quality UHD-HDR linear video content to over 1 million subscribers at the lowest possible bitrates.
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Orange Chooses Harmonic for Combined IPTV and OTT Service Delivery Posted: 24/10/2017
 Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery technology and services, today announced that Orange, one of the world's leading telecommunications operators, has upgraded its IPTV and OTT video delivery architecture with a Harmonic live encoding and transcoding platform. At the heart of the workflow is Harmonic's Electra¢ software-based system, which offers Orange a unified solution for both IPTV and OTT delivery to approximately 6.6 million subscribers in France, streamlining operations and providing the operator with the flexibility to reuse system capacity as its needs evolve over time. Using Harmonic's video delivery solution, Orange is able to provide its subscribers a wide channel offering, including 160 SD and 30 HD channels for OTT and 126 SD and 40 HD channels for IPTV.
Tags: Orange Chooses Harmonic | Harmonic | IPTV and OTT Service Delivery | Pay-TV operators
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Yospace Announces Dynamic Ad Insertion Technology Support for Harmonic VOS and Media Processing Platform Posted: 20/10/2017
 
Yospace announced support of server-side Dynamic Ad Insertion for Harmonics VOS¢-powered solutions, including VOS Cloud media processing platform, VOS 360 managed service, Electra¢ X2 advanced media processor and Electra XVM virtualized media processor. This support will significantly accelerate time to market for new broadcast and OTT providers wishing to monetise their streams.
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Harmonic Drives Migration to Virtualized CCAP and Game-Changing OTT Delivery at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo Posted: 11/10/2017
At SCTE Cable-Tec Expo® 2017, Oct. 17-20 in Denver, Colorado, Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery technology and cable edge virtualization, will demonstrate how its virtualized CCAP and over-the-top (OTT) solutions are driving next-generation gigabit broadband services and OTT deployments. With Harmonic solutions, operators can launch revenue-generating services faster, save CAPEX and OPEX, and deliver differentiated high-quality OTT video offerings.
Tags: Harmonic | Virtualized CCAP | OTT Delivery | SCTE Cable-Tec Expo | CableOS Virtualized
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iKO Media Group Launches DTH Services in Asia and Latin America With Harmonic Posted: 12/09/2017
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery technology and services, today announced that iKO Media Group, an end-to-end media service partner for broadcasters and content owners, has deployed a comprehensive media processing and delivery solution from Harmonic to expand the reach of its direct-to-home (DTH) satellite television services. By optimizing iKO Media Group's available satellite bandwidth and improving video quality, Harmonic's solution will make it easier for the service provider to penetrate new markets.
Tags: iKO Media Group | DTH Services | Harmonic | Media Processing Technologies | Low Bit Rates | video delivery technology | IBC 2017 | IBC 2017
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Taiwan Broadband Communication Deploys Second Cable TV Video Delivery System From Harmonic Posted: 06/09/2017
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery technology and services, today announced that Taiwan Broadband Communication (TBC), one of the leading multisystem cable operators in Taiwan serving more than 700,000 cable TV subscribers, recently deployed a second Harmonic headend to support its CATV service. Using a combination of Harmonic's video encoders, multiplexers and playout system, TBC delivers 120 HD and 64 SD channels to subscribers, with exceptional video quality and local advertising.
Tags: Taiwan Broadband Communication | Deploys Second Cable TV Video Delivery System | Harmonic | End-to-End Video Delivery Solution | CATV Channels | IBC 2017 | IBC 2017
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Vista Worldlink Live Streams Professional Soccer Matches With OTT Solution From Harmonic Posted: 30/08/2017
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery technology and services, today announced that Vista Worldlink, a global leader in transmission services and a full-service provider to the sports, entertainment, news, corporate, religious, government and PR industries, has selected Harmonic's software-based compression platform for live OTT streaming of USL professional Division 2 (status recognized by the U.S. Soccer Federation) soccer games. Using the Electra(TM) solution for encoding and packaging, Vista Worldlink can instantly deliver HD production-quality video to a variety of streaming platforms, including YouTube, while ensuring a superior quality of experience for viewers thanks to Harmonic's world-class video compression technology.
Tags: Vista Worldlink | Live Streams | Professional Soccer | OTT Solution | Harmonic | Integrated Platform | Video Quality | Streaming Platforms | IBC 2017 | IBC 2017
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Harmonic Powers New Broadcast Center for SKY Brasil, Delivering the Best Video Experience to Subscribers Posted: 23/08/2017
Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery technology and services, today announced that DTH satellite operator SKY Brasil has deployed a Harmonic software-based video processing solution to deliver linear HD and SD channels in its new broadcast center. Through world-class video encoding technology, Harmonic's Electra(TM) X2 solution delivers crystal-clear video quality to SKY Brasil subscribers at the lowest possible bitrates.
Tags: Harmonic | broadcast center | SKY Brasil | video experience | software | Electra X2 solution | quality | IBC 2017 | IBC 2017
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As OTT Delivery Heats Up, Harmonic Brings Technology Innovations to IBC2017 Posted: 16/08/2017
At IBC2017, Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery technology and services, will present its vision for monetizing broadcast and OTT services and engaging viewers like never before. A wide range of solutions will be showcased, with support for all deployment models -- including software appliances, cloud and hybrid environments, as well as software-as-a-service (SaaS) -- to address the varying needs of video content and service providers and their specific workflows today and in the future. Using Harmonic's solutions, service providers can deliver crystal-clear video at the lowest possible bitrates; boost profitability through targeted advertising across all screens; and transition to a simpler, more efficient and cost-saving workflow via next-generation technologies like the cloud, all-IP workflows, HEVC and UHD-HDR.
Tags: Harmonic | OTT | technology innovations | IBC2017 | range | solutions | software-as-a-service | Cloud | All-IP Workflows | HEVC | UHD-HDR | IBC 2017 | IBC 2017
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Chinese Television System to Deliver Live HD and UHD Sports Coverage of the Summer Universiade With Harmonic Posted: 09/08/2017
Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that Chinese Television System (CTS) will use a comprehensive video contribution and distribution (C&D) solution from Harmonic during the 29th Summer Universiade, Aug. 19-30, in Taipei, Taiwan. The Universiade is organized by the International University Sports Federation (FISU) as a worldwide multi-sports event for university athletes. Harmonic is providing CTS with a complete solution for transmitting live HD video content, as well as HEVC-encoded UHD during the grand opening and closing ceremonies, from the various sports stadiums and facilities in Taipei back to its international broadcast center for IP network distribution to television stations, with ultra-low latency transmission.
Tags: Chinese Television System | Live HD | UHD | Sports Coverage | Summer Universiade | Harmonic | broadcast | IP network | live sports
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Indias Leading Digital Cable Operator Boosts Channel Count and OTT Services With Harmonic Posted: 19/07/2017
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that GTPL, India's leading digital cable TV distribution company, which reaches an estimate of more than 8 million households in more than 189 cities, has deployed a next-generation software-based unified video headend system from Harmonic. At the heart of the solution is Harmonic's Electra(TM) X2 advanced media processor that supports MPEG-2, MPEG-4 AVC and HEVC encoding for both traditional cable television and live OTT multiscreen services, saving GTPL significant space and power consumption.
Tags: Harmonic | India | Digital Cable Operator | OTT | CATV | GTPL | MPEG-2 | MPEG-4 | Electra X2 | Tony Berthaud
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Harmonic Expands Cloud Capabilities With Advanced Media Management and Scheduling Technologies Posted: 19/06/2017
Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that it has added advanced media management and scheduling capabilities to its VOS¢ Cloud platform, further accelerating the time to market for new broadcast and OTT services. Broadcasters and service providers now have the power to seamlessly create schedules and manage assets in real time via Harmonic's VOS Cloud solution thanks to the acquisition of software technology from Chyro, the experts in cloud-based traffic systems. The VOS Cloud solution with these next-generation scheduling capabilities has already been successfully deployed by a major U.S. broadcaster for increased OTT delivery efficiency.
Tags: Harmonic | Cloud | media management | schedule technologies | Chyro | broadcast | operations | seamless | VOS Cloud platform
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Almatel Kazakhstan Launches New HEVC DTH Service with Harmonic Posted: 13/06/2017
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that the largest cable operator in Kazakhstan, Almatel Kazakhstan, operating under the brand name Alma TV, has augmented its cable television service with the launch of a direct-to-home (DTH) satellite television platform using the latest generation HEVC video compression solution from Harmonic. Harmonic's Electra(TM) X advanced media processing platform allows Alma TV to deliver high-quality SD, HD and UHD channels across Kazakhstan with increased bandwidth efficiency by leveraging the HEVC video codec. Using the software-based Electra X system, Alma TV will be able to easily adopt new formats and codecs in the future, including 4K/UHD.
Tags: Harmonic | Almatel Kazakhstan | Pay-TV Operator | channel | HEVC | service | Electra X | Alma TV
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Harmonic and EVS Ink OEM Agreement, Setting New Standard for High-Performance Nearline Storage Posted: 09/06/2017
Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, and EVS, the leading provider of live video systems, today announced a new OEM partnership that simplifies storage deployments in professional media environments. EVS has adopted the Harmonic MediaGrid system as its new high-performance nearline storage solution, marketing it under the XStore brand. The new XStore storage solution increases flexibility and scalability for studios, broadcast centers and major broadcasting facilities via its "Grow-as-you-Go" architecture.
Tags: Harmonic | EVS | OEM agreement | standard | high performance | EVS XStore Platform | MediaGrid system
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