Harmonic Redefines Mobile Video Delivery at Mobile World Congress 2010

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

At Mobile World Congress 2010, stand #2F29, Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ: HLIT) will feature its unique solutions for converged multi-screen video delivery to the TV, PC and mobile devices. Deployed by several leading telco, satellite and cable operators around the world, Harmonic’s MediaPrism™ Convergence Suite is the industry’s most comprehensive suite of tools for real-time and offline content ingest, transformation, distribution and delivery, and supports mobile video formats including Microsoft® Smooth Streaming™, Apple® adaptive HTTP Live Streaming and Adobe® Flash®.

Taking place in Barcelona from February 15-18, Mobile World Congress is an annual event that attracts key decision-makers in the mobile industry.

“At Mobile World Congress 2010, Harmonic will showcase the MediaPrism suite of software tools, a versatile solution that supports the widest variety of video-to-mobile applications in the industry,” said Thierry Fautier, Senior Director of Convergence Solutions at Harmonic Inc. “Spurred on by the success of the iPhone, by ever-faster mobile networks, and by the success of catch up TV services delivered over the Internet, leading operators are working with Harmonic to quickly launch converged video services and offer on-demand and live content to any IP device over any IP network, including 3G, Wi-Fi, and wired Internet connections.”

Mobile video applications on display at Harmonic’s Mobile World Congress stand will include: Live Broadcast, Live-to-VOD, Pause Live TV, Start Over TV, Catch Up TV, Video On Demand (VOD) and Targeted Ad Insertion.

Harmonic’s MediaPrism Convergence Suite—a complete solution encompassing real-time and offline content ingest, transcoding, DRM integration, video streaming and content distribution—leverages the operator’s existing service to extend a high quality digital TV experience to multiple screens. MediaPrism enables the repurposing of video content for these growing on-demand and multi-screen consumption models, making it possible for operators to offer a mix of live streaming and time-shifted or on-demand video to legacy phones, smartphones or other Internet-connected devices.

About Harmonic Inc.
Harmonic Inc. is redefining video delivery with the industry’s most powerful solutions for delivering live and on-demand video to TVs, PCs and mobile devices. Harmonic’s technical innovation and market leadership enable the company to offer a unique and comprehensive solution portfolio—including encoding, transcoding, content preparation, stream processing, asset management, edge processing, and delivery. Broadcast, cable, Internet, mobile, satellite and telecom service providers around the world choose Harmonic’s IP-based digital video, software, and broadband edge and access solutions. Using these award-winning and industry-leading solutions, operators can reduce costs and differentiate their services by offering consumers a higher quality, personalized multi-screen experience.

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.

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27(A) of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21(E) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including statements related to: featuring Harmonic’s unique solutions for converged multi-screen delivery, and showcasing the MediaPrism suite of software tools.

Our expectations and beliefs regarding these matters and the anticipated features and benefits of the products, solutions and applications to be shown at Mobile World Congress 2010 may not materialize, and actual results could differ materially from those projected. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are also subject to other risks and uncertainties, including those more fully described in Harmonic’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission including its recent Reports filed on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q. Harmonic does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements.

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