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Jean Macher

Jean Macher is Business Development Director of SaaS Solutions for Harmonic where he drives the marketing effort for next-generation video solutions in the Americas. Macher joined Harmonic as part of the acquisition of Thomson Video Networks, bringing with him more than 20 years of experience in MPEG-related solutions and digital television implementation. Macher holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Institut Supérieur d'Électronique in Paris.

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New Approaches to Cable Streaming Services to Counter Cord-Cutting

Leverage your streaming services to expand audience reach, reduce operational complexity and grow new revenue.

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How All Sports Can Benefit From Cloud-Based Streaming: A Quick Q&A

Learn about new solutions for content owners, sports federations and broadcasters to launch live sports streaming channels.

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Why SaaS Is a Smart Choice for Primary Distribution

In the life cycle of a TV channel, “primary distribution” refers to the delivery of a fully originated channel by a programmer to distribution partners like pay-TV operators, free to air broadcasters and, more recently, OTT platforms.

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ATSC 3.0 Hybrid Workflows in Action

The ATSC 3.0 suite of standards is complete, and real-world trials and deployments are underway. There’s a lot of buzz about ATSC 3.0 in the broadcast industry, and we’re hoping to bring some clarity on the topic of ATSC 3.0 hybrid services.

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Primary Distribution with a SaaS: A Fresh Approach to Deliver Linear OTT Content

The latest numbers on OTT are in. Digital TV Research has found that global OTT TV and video revenues will reach $64.78 billion in 2021, up from $4.47 billion in 2010 and $29.41 billion in 2015. Video programmers stand to gain huge revenue opportunities by taking advantage of these trends. For skinny bundles to be relevant and compete with traditional pay-TV offerings, local channels need to be a part of the equation.

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New Skinny Bundle: Vidgo Launches with Video SaaS

Vidgo recently soft-launched a new skinny bundle live streaming service, which includes over 25 of the most popular Spanish-language channels from the United States, Mexico, Central and South America, and Spain.

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Why Virtualize Cable Access?

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Guide to Launching a FAST Channel

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Video Trends, Technology & Streaming Innovations to Follow in 2021

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Best Practices for Monitoring Video Streams in Real-Time

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