Harmonic


Espial teams up with Harmonic for IP and OTT services

TV software specialist Espial has teamed up with technology provider Harmonic to integrate Harmonic’s VOS 360 media processing SaaS with Espial’s Elevate SaaS video platform. The pair said that their joint offering would give service providers the ability to launch new IP and OTT services quickly, risk-free, and with minimal investment. The integrated offering is […]

Harmonic secures virtualised cable access patent

Technology outfit Harmonic has secured what it describes as a key patent for its CableOS virtualised cable access technology. Harmonic has been awarded Patent Number 10,020,962 by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the Virtual Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) Core. The patent describes virtualisation of the traditionally hardware-based CCAP technology that is key […]

TF1 taps Harmonic for Ultra HD

French commercial broadcaster TF1 has tapped video technology outfit Harmonic to deploy an Ultra HD contribution and distribution solution to broadcast live sports events, including the world’s largest football tournament and a premier motor racing championship. TF1 will use Harmonic’s platform to deliver live UHD coverage of premium sports competitions directly to French service providers. […]

M7 taps Harmonic for World Cup in UHD TV

Pay TV operator M7 Group has chosen technology outfit Harmonic to provide an Ultra HD video processing solution for live video distribution of the FIFA World Cup from Russia. The tournament matches are being delivered live in native UHD to all of M7 Group’s Canal Digitaal subscribers in The Netherlands via a dedicated channel called […]

Harmonic reveals new OTT customer and UHD-HDR SaaS system

New US-based OTT TV outfit Vidgo has tapped technology provider Harmonic for a new OTT service deployment. Vidgo is a new entrant in the growing US OTT market that is planning to offer a skinny bundle line-up targeted at younger viewers and those that have decided to cut their pay TV services. “They have identified […]

Harmonic names former Roku chief to board

Video technology provider Harmonic has named former Roku president David Krall to its board. Krall is currently a strategic adviser to Roku, having previously served as president chief operating officer of the streaming technology outfit. He also serves on the boards of Progress Software, Universal Audio and Audinate. Earlier in his career, Krall was president […]

Yes partners with Harmonic on UHD HDR channel

Israeli DTH provider Yes has partnered with Harmonic to launch a live ultra high definition (UHD), high dynamic range (HDR) channel. Yes has selected Harmonic’s software-based Electra encoding platform to deliver high-quality UHD-HDR linear video content to more than one million subscribers. “Our goal was to become the first broadcaster in the region to deliver […]

Orange taps Harmonic for IPTV and OTT delivery

Orange 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 […]

Telekom Austria customers become first HEVC pay TV players in Europe

Telekom Austria has completed the upgrade of its white-label DTH satellite platform to the HEVC/H.265 compression format for the Czech and Slovak markets. All video streams on the Telekom Austria direct2home platform for these two markets are now being encoded with HEVC, with High-Efficiency Advanced Audio Coding (HE-AAC) for the audio streams. To complete the […]

Harmonic reports Q2 declines

Harmonic reported a wider net loss and lower revenues compared to a year earlier in its second quarter earnings report. The company said its Q2 net revenue was US$82.3 million (€69.9 million), compared to US$109.6 million for Q2 2017, and that it made a net quarterly loss of US$31.5 million, versus a net loss of US$20.7 million a […]