Harmonic launches OTT video network

Harmonic HNV video innovationVideo delivery specialist Harmonic has launched the Harmonic Video Network (HVN) – an OTT video network operated by Harmonic to showcase video for video engineers. 

Harmonic said it aims to produce programming that focuses on issues related to video delivery infrastructure such as content creation, channel playout and distribution, video service delivery, cable edge and multiscreen.

Announcing the launch at NAB in Las Vegas, Harmonic said that HVN will also host a selection of cultural and environmental video clips on a second channel.

“HVN showcases Harmonic innovation, leveraging our solutions for production, playout and delivery as the technology behind the channels,” said Peter Alexander, chief marketing officer at Harmonic.

“We’re demonstrating the new economies of creating sophisticated branded channels with automated management, delivered over the top. We can show the industry how to dramatically reduce total cost of ownership while accelerating deployment of new services — from their own facilities or from the cloud — with fabulous video quality.”