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Orange taps Harmonic for IPTV and OTT delivery

Harmonic logoOrange has chosen video technology company Harmonic to provide a live encoding and transcoding platform for IPTV and OTT service delivery.

The operator will use Harmonic’s Electra software-based system as a unified solution for delivering IPTV and OTT content to some 6.6 million subscribers in France.

“Harmonic’s OTT innovation is unmatched with recent achievements in bandwidth optimisation, improved video quality and low latency across all delivery platforms,” said Ian Graham, vice president of sales, EMEA and LATAM at Harmonic.

“Adopting Harmonic’s all-software media processing portfolio helps customers like Orange stay on top of video format and codec evolutions and launch new services with a quick time to market.”