Customers

“It was time to start looking at new technology. We wanted to take advantage of new file-based workflows, file QC systems and also increase bandwidth, storage and playout capabilities. We had partnered with Harmonic in the past, so it was a logical partnership.”

Matthew Holcombe, VP, Atlanta BIT Engineering, CNN

“At the core of our new studios build is a spirit of collaboration that brings the best of industry – and sometimes competitors – working together toward a common aim: to make the BT Sport studios a world-class hub for the best ideas and talent. We believe talent attracts talent, and our partnership with Harmonic has helped us to foster that mindset.”

Jamie Hindhaugh, COO, BT Sport

“The migration of CANALSAT to an all-HD offering is a significant milestone for our company. It was critical that we deploy encoding technology that could provide powerful upscaling capabilities, high density, and features for DVB subtitles and Dolby E transcoding. The ViBE EM4000 is the perfect fit for our requirements.”

Frederic Vincent, EVP Technology and Information Systems, CANAL+

“The scalability and flexibility offered by Harmonic’s edgeQAM solutions enable Com Hem to efficiently deliver a wide range of compelling services, including traditional TV, VOD, and over-the-top content and applications optimized for every screen. ”

Jens Persson, R&D Manager, Com Hem

“We are very satisfied with the support Harmonic has provided, from the installation and implementation of the equipment, all the way through the follow-up and technical support.”

Emilio Evia, Project Manager, Entel

“For this project, it was important that we are able to support a wide range of applications, including live, on-demand services, and start-over TV, on both set-top boxes and multiscreen devices. Harmonic’s end-to-end headend solution is extremely dense, making it easy to support a wide range of applications, services, and devices, while also ensuring superior video quality. ”

Martina Rutenbeck, Managing Director, Eutelsat Visavision GMBH

“As a company we’ve never been afraid to innovate, and our investment in Harmonic’s file-based playout solution is part of a major shift in how we produce and deliver content here at FOX. The ChannelPort playout and surrounding video infrastructure from Harmonic provides the reliability, functionality, and efficiency we require.”

Joe Coffaro, VP Engineering, Engineering & Operations, Fox Networks

“At NBC, we’re storytellers at heart. By facilitating fast, flexible media access, the MediaGrid storage systems with ProMedia Carbon get right at the core of what we’re trying to accomplish: telling stories of the athletes in these Olympic competitions.”

Craig Lau, VP Information Technology, NBC Olympics

“We at NBC Universal use Harmonic’s WFS to transcode up to 50k files a week, to manage and maintain our post-production workflow. ”

Joe Shivers, Operations Manager, Worldwide Creative Operations, NBC Universal

“We expanded our Harmonic production infrastructure because we needed a complete and stable first class video server and centralized storage system that would enable a highly efficient tapeless workflow.”

Chiang Lo-Hsien, Manager, Broadcast Engineering Department,

“The ViBE CP6000 from Harmonic offers the ideal encoding/decoding solution with its dense 1-RU form factor, which fits easily in a flight case; its support for standards-based, high-profile picture formats; and its ease of use.”

Gordon Roxburgh, Technical Manager, Sky Sports

“Superior video quality is the biggest advantage we find with Electra.”

Takashi Senzawa, General Manager, SkyPerfectTV!

“Harmonic is a highly valued partner, and we chose their technology for a satellite-based server-to-server file transfer solution for TV stations”

William Aguirre Ballesteros, General Director of Satellite Operations, Televisa

““The Spectrums were one of the few technologies that I didn’t have any pushback from broadcast engineering. The MediaGrid was hands-down the best fit for us. Very easy to implement, very easy to configure. It’s bulletproof, that’s what we want and that’s what we got and we haven’t had any issues.”

Philip Grossman, Sr. Director, Content Acquisition & Management, The Weather Channel

“The world of digital entertainment is moving fast and consumers are always looking for compelling ways to take advantage of the connectivity built into today’s gadgets. Harmonic’s ProMedia software solution optimizes our multiscreen operational workflow, helping us put fantastic entertainment at our customers’ fingertips. ”

Neil Drennan, Director TV Engineering, Virgin Media