Harmonic adds capabilities to VOS Cloud

Video technology provider Harmonic has added new media management and scheduling capabilities to its VOS Cloud platform. The company has acquired software technology from cloud-based traffic systems provider Chyro. According to Harmonic, the new technology, which has been deployed by a US broadcaster, streamlines the process of scheduling blackouts and the replacement of ads or […]

Harmonic ups Kalra to CFO

Harmonic has upped its corporate controller and chief accounting officer, Sanjay Kalra, to chief financial officer. Kalra, who joined Harmonic last year from TiVo, will take over from previous CFO Harold Covert after he resigned to spend more time with his family. “Since joining Harmonic, Sanjay has impressed our management team and board of directors […]

Harmonic to highlight virtualised CCAP

Harmonic will use ANGA COM to highlight software-based solutions to support operators’ deployment of multiscreen services and higher resolution channels with high-speed gigabit networks designed to accommodate the launch of competitive triple-play offerings. The company will showcase its Virtualised CCAP Solution to enable cable operators’ transition to Gigabit capacity. Harmonic’s CableOS virtualised CCAP solution features […]

Ooredoo taps Harmonic for 4K channel delivery

Qatar-based telecom operator Ooredoo has partnered with Harmonic on the delivery of 4K TV channels in the Middle East. Ooredoo launched what it claimed was the region’s first commercial 4K TV service last month and is using a Harmonic’s Electra video compression solution for all-IP environments. “The FunBox UHD channel is available today for all subscribers […]

Ukrkosmos taps Harmonic for DTH teleport

Ukraine satellite operator Ukrkosmos has selected a Harmonic video compression solution to support its new DTH teleport offering. The state-appointed operator will use Harmonic’s Electra X2 media processor, which provides variable-bitrate encoding of SD and HD video content for live DTH services and will let Ukrkosmos deliver more channels at better video quality. “Our new […]

Harmonic agrees warrant deal with Comcast

Harmonic has agreed a deal with Comcast that will enable the US operator to buy common stock shares in Harmonic based on specific product sales. The warrant agreement is based on CableOS and other Harmonic sales and deployment milestones during the term of the deal. Harmonic president and CEO, Patrick Harshman, described the agreement as […]

Kaltura partners on VR alliance

Kaltura has teamed up with VR content company Inception, and partners 24i, Encompass and Harmonic, to launch a VR alliance. The alliance is designed to showcase “the future of TV experiences”, with Kaltura due to demonstrate its vision for “VR in an OTT world” at IBC. Kaltura said it is continuing to add OTT players, […]

Viaccess-Orca and Harmonic partner on OTT and VR

Viaccess-Orca has partnered with Harmonic to bring two solutions to IBC – one relating to OTT applications and the other to virtual reality (VR). The companies will showcase a new end-to-end video software as a service for OTT applications, as well as a new multiview app for the virtual reality (VR) environment. By combining Viaccess-Orca’s […]

Harmonic on track to make savings following Thomson deal

Video delivery company, Harmonic, reported an uptick in revenues in the second quarter and said it was on track to make cost savings following its Thomson acquisition. GAAP net revenue for Q2 was US$108.8 million, compared to US$103.1 million in Q2 2015. However, the company made a GAAP net loss of US$20.6 million, widening the US$ 1 million […]

Finland’s DNA taps Harmonic for OTT services

Finnish operator DNA has tapped Harmonic to provide it with a complete OTT solution for its DNA TV multiscreen service. Harmonic said its multiscreen processing and delivery solutions allow DNA to deliver live TV channels and VOD content to more than 200,000 subscribers on a wide range of devices. “Harmonic’s multiscreen processing and delivery solutions […]