Harmonic Demonstrates Converged Video Delivery Solutions at Mobile World Congress 2009

Monday, February 16, 2009

At Mobile World Congress 2009, stand #2.1E79, Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ: HLIT) will feature its unique content preparation and transcoding solutions for mobile video delivery to various networks and devices (broadcast, 3G/4G, Internet and sync-and-go). Taking place in Barcelona from February 16-19, Mobile World Congress is an annual event that attracts key decision-makers in the mobile industry. Harmonic’s innovative ProStream™ 4000 multi-screen transcoder, Rhozet™ and LIVEcut™ technologies—key components of the mobile video delivery solution on display at Mobile World Congress—enable operators to provision live, time-shifted and on-demand content on a mobile device. These systems leverage existing headend investments and help operators deliver the high performance required for successful mobile video services.

“Operators wanting to take the next step in enhancing their video services need to deliver a compelling video experience across different networks and on mobile handsets,” said Thierry Fautier, Director of Telco Solutions for Harmonic Inc. “Harmonic’s solutions for this growing market include real-time and offline content preparation, IP-based transcoding and video servers for applications such as unicast streaming, time-shifted video delivery, mobile broadcast and sync-and-go.”

At Mobile World Congress, Harmonic will feature demonstrations including:

  • Live streaming with the ProStream 4000 to mobile phones, smartphones and PC clients 
  • A catch-up TV demonstration on a smartphone in collaboration with Expway, a leading electronic service guide company 
  • Offline content transcoding using Harmonic’s Rhozet Carbon Coder™

For more information, or to request a copy of a new whitepaper offering a comprehensive look at this exciting market, visit www.harmonicinc.com/mobile.

About Harmonic Inc.
Harmonic Inc. is a leading provider of versatile and high performance video solutions that enable service providers to efficiently deliver the next generation of broadcast and on-demand services including high definition, video-on-demand, network personal video recording and time-shifted TV. Cable, satellite, broadcast and telecom service providers can increase revenues and lower operational expenditures by using Harmonic’s digital video, broadband optical access and software solutions to offer consumers the compelling and personalized viewing experience that is driving the business models of the future.

Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California with R&D, sales and system integration centers worldwide. The Company’s customers, including many of the world’s largest communications providers, deliver services in virtually every country. Visit www.harmonicinc.com for more information.

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