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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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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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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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Ooredoo Pioneers First 4K UHD Channels in the Middle East With Harmonic Posted: 15/03/2017
Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that Ooredoo, an international telecommunications operator headquartered in Doha, Qatar, has launched the first 4K TV channels in the Middle East using a next-generation Electra(TM) video compression solution for all-IP environments. Ooredoo's new multiscreen channels -- called FunBox UHD and C4K360 -- offer a combination of 24/7 programming, including live TV, time-shift TV and video-on-demand (VOD) content.
Tags: Ooredoo | 4K | UHD | Channel | Middle East | Harmonic | Electra | VS System | IPTV | OTT | delivery | video quality | HEVC
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Convergence India 2016 Exhibitor Preview Posted: 08/01/2016
At Convergence India 2016, Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, will showcase a comprehensive range of solutions that bring increased operational efficiencies and cost savings to broadcast and multiscreen production and delivery, while providing superior video quality on every screen.
Tags: Convergence India 2016 | Harmonic | ProView | Ellipse | Electra
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Entel Bolivia Deploys Direct-Broadcast Satellite Service With High-Efficiency Bandwidth Solution From Harmonic Posted: 28/10/2015
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that telecommunications operator Entel Bolivia has deployed an integrated headend solution from Harmonic to power its direct-broadcast satellite (DBS) service. Using Harmonic's high-density, scalable video infrastructure solutions, Entel Bolivia can now deliver 124 SD MPEG-4 AVC, 20 HD MPEG-4 AVC, and 30 radio channels with high bandwidth efficiency. The Harmonic solutions allow Entel Bolivia to offer additional services, with improved video quality, while lowering operating expenses and providing a seamless migration path toward IPTV delivery. 
Tags: Harmonic | Entel Bolivia | Electra
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Harmonic Powers Japans First Live, Full-Frame 4K Ultra HD Channel for EHIME CATV Posted: 31/07/2015
Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that Japanese cable TV operator EHIME CATV has deployed Harmonic's Electra(TM) X3 advanced media processor to support a trial of the country's first live, full-frame 4K Ultra HD (UHD) channel. Utilizing the highly flexible and scalable Electra X3 media processor to encode UHD content using the HEVC Main 10 codec, EHIME CATV can deliver real-time 2160p60 video to subscribers' set-top boxes (STBs) at low bit rates, while maintaining video quality targets. The Electra X3 media processor's advanced compression technology provides EHIME CATV with superior video quality while offering low total cost of ownership (TCO), transforming the live entertainment experience for EHIME CATV viewers.
Tags: Harmonic Inc. | Electra X Advanced Media Processor | EHIME CATV
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Harmonic Transforms OTT Multiscreen Delivery for Kartina TV Posted: 12/06/2015

Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that Kartina TV, a German-based service provider serving Russian-speaking individuals around the globe, has deployed Harmonic's Electra(TM) XVM virtualized media processor for OTT multiscreen delivery. Utilizing the software-based media processing platform for real-time HEVC encoding, Kartina TV can deliver 150 SD and 30 HD channels to subscribers on a variety of devices using less bandwidth, with a low total cost of ownership (TCO) and industry-leading video quality. Powered by Harmonic's VOS(TM) virtualized media processing platform and architecture, which operates on common hardware platforms in IT data center environments, the Electra XVM media processor simplifies Kartina TV's infrastructure, increasing flexibility, scalability and operational efficiency. 

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Harmonic Extends Playout Control Capabilities of VOS Virtualized Media Processing Platform Posted: 13/04/2015

Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced the Harmonic Virtual Media API (VMA), an open application control interface for broadcast automation control of its VOS(TM) virtualized media processing platform. The VMA, supported by the Electra XVM virtualized media processor and the Electra X family of advanced media processors, has been adopted by service providers and broadcast automation vendors, including Pebble Beach Systems, Dayang Technology Development Inc. and VJU. This VOS platform ecosystem creates a fully integrated, cloud-based playout, graphics and encoding solution that can be used by video content and service providers to create and deliver live linear channels to any device faster, with a lower TCO and amazing video quality.

Tags: Harmonic | VOS | Virtualized Media Processing Platform | Electra XVM | NAB 2015 | NAB 2015
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Harmonic CCBN 2015 EXHIBITOR PREVIEW - Booth 2201 Posted: 03/03/2015
At CCBN 2015, Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, will showcase a comprehensive range of solutions that bring increased operational efficiencies and cost savings to broadcast and multiscreen production and delivery, while providing superior video quality on every screen. 
Tags: Harmonic | CCBN | Electra X | NSG Exo | CCAP
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CABSAT 2015 Exhibitor Preview from Harmonic Posted: 19/02/2015
At CABSAT 2015, Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, will showcase a comprehensive range of solutions that bring increased operational efficiencies and cost savings to broadcast and multiscreen production and delivery, while providing superior video quality on every screen. 
Tags: Harmonic | CABSAT | Electra X | Spectrum MediaDeck with Polaris | Ellipse 3200 | ProView 8100 | CABSAT 2015 | CABSAT 2015
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Harmonic Transforms Video Delivery Bringing Ultra HD and Intelligent Function Integration to New Electra(TM) X Advanced Media Processor Family Posted: 03/02/2015

Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today launched the latest generation of its market-leading Electra(TM) product line, the Electra X family of advanced media processors for broadcast and multiscreen content delivery. As the world's first encoder family to support graphics, branding, and playout functionalities, as well as industry-leading video quality and full-frame Ultra HD (UHD) live encoding, Electra X revolutionizes video delivery. 

Tags: Harmonic | PURE Compression Engine | Electra X
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Harmonic CONVERGENCE INDIA 2015 EXHIBITOR PREVIEW -- Stand A29 Hall 9 Posted: 12/01/2015
At Convergence India 2015, Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, will showcase a comprehensive range of solutions that bring increased operational efficiencies and cost savings to broadcast and multiscreen production and delivery, while providing a superior video quality on every screen. 
Tags: Harmonic | Convergence India | HEVC | 4K Ultra HD | Electra | ProView 8100
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TalkTalk Expands IPTV Service Offering With Harmonic Solutions Posted: 29/10/2014

Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that TalkTalk, a leading telecommunications provider in the U.K., has chosen an integrated headend solution from Harmonic to help deliver its IPTV services. Utilizing Harmonic's Electra(TM) 9200 universal multiservice encoder and ProStream(R) 9100 with ACE(R) stream processor and transcoder, which feature a highly dense and scalable architecture, TalkTalk can cost-effectively deliver high-quality live and VOD content and an increased channel lineup to subscribers' set-top boxes.

Tags: Harmonic | TalkTalk | IPTV | Electra | ProStream
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Harmonic Reaches New Encoding Milestone With 100,000 Channels of Electra(TM) Encoder Shipped Posted: 26/08/2014
Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that the company has surpassed 100,000 channels shipped with its Electra(TM) broadcast encoder family. This reinforces Harmonic's position as the market-leading provider of video compression solutions. Since its launch in 2004, the Electra platform has been deployed by broadcast, satellite, telco, and cable operators worldwide to deliver SD, HD, MPEG-2, and MPEG-4 AVC services. 
Tags: Harmonic | Electra Encloder
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