Harris names former cable exec as new CTO

Video technology giant Harris Broadcast has named Steve Reynolds as chief technology officer and Skip Sorenson as its chief financial officer. Both Reynolds, who will be responsible for leading product development and research and development, and Sorenson will report to new CEO Charlie Vogt. The latest appointments complete the new management line-up created by Vogt. […]

Harris wins Bulgarian DVB-T contract

Bulgarian TV transmission network operator NURTS Digital EAD has awarded Harris Corporation a contract worth almost US$8 million (€6 million) to transition the country to DVB-T.   The project aims to deliver services into sparsely populated rural areas and will represent the completion of Bulgaria’s TV digitisation strategy as the government moves toward an analogue […]

Info-TV-Group taps Harris for DVB-T network

Polish telco Info-TV-Operator has built a new DVB-T network for Polsat Group in Poland in partnership with Harris. Harris installed DVB-T2-ready Maxiva UAX transmitters at 21 locations across the country ahead of the Euro 2012 football championships to support the launch of digital-terrestrial pay TV services by Polsat.

Harris to divest broadcast communications business

Harris is to divest its broadcast communications business. According to the broadcast communications division’s president, Harris Morris, the decision reflects the fact that broadcast communications has become less aligned with Harris’s core business and long-term strategy. “Operating independently or as part of a broadcast or media-focused enterprise will provide us with strategic investment, increased competitive […]

Zeonbud selects Harris Selenio for Ukraine’s DVB-T2 network

Ukrainian digital terrestrial network provider Zeonbud has selected Harris’s Selenio media convergence platform as part of the national video headend for its DVB-T2 broadcast network. The video headend system will facilitate broadcast content distribution via satellite from the city of Kiev to 167 transmitters across the country. Selenio provides Zeonbud with a centralised video headend […]

Harris launches new test products

TV technology company Harris has launched new enhancements to its Videotek test and measurement range of products. According to Harris, the new product, which will be displayed at the 2012 NAB Show in Las Vegas next month, solves a number of signal monitoring and measurement challenges for 3Gb/s signals, digital TV transport streams and audio […]

Harris to showcase workflow enhancements

Broadcast equipment supplier Harris will use IBC to showcase new workflow enhancements for production and news. IBC marks the European debut of the latest NEXIO AMP media platform, NEXIO Farad online storage system, and Velocity 2.5 non-linear editing. New NEXIO AMP enhancements for IBC include automatic input detection, which recognises changing video resolutions of signals […]