Harmonic passes two million QAMs

Technology provider Harmonic has passed the milestone of shipping over two million edgeQAMs to cable service provider worldwide, doubling the figure of one million it announced in August last year.

Harmonic’s edgeQAM technology now delivers services for an estimated 70 million cable subscribers worldwide, including video-on-demand, broadcast, switched digital video, modular cable modem termination system (M-CMTS) and cable IPTV services.

“It took ten years to ship our first million QAMs, and just over one year to reach the second million,” said Gil Katz, vice president of cable solutions at Harmonic. “As demand for more bandwidth increases, cable operators are seeking out Harmonic’s proven, high-performance technology and extensive deployment experience to power their critical services. Our solutions provide operators with unparalleled density in easy-to-operate edge devices, lowering operating expenses while enabling a range of vital services.”