SDN Upgrades DTT Platform Based on Premium Compression Solution From Harmonic
ViBE® EM4000 Premium HD/SD Encoder Delivers Increased MPEG-2 Bandwidth Capacity for U.K. Digital Terrestrial Network
“Our partnership with Thomson Video Networks, now a part of Harmonic, has enabled us to increase channel capacity on our U.K. DTT multiplex while also maintaining picture quality,” said John Nicholls, head of technology, SDN. “We chose the ViBE EM4000 for our upgrade because of its reputation for high video quality, which would help us meet our target of extra capacity.”
“As one of our key customers, SDN operates in a very challenging U.K. terrestrial market. SDN’s choice of the ViBE EM4000 highlights both our technology leadership and our ability to deliver world-class solutions within tight timeframes,” said Ian Graham, vice president sales, EMEA, Harmonic. “Customers like SDN choose us not only for our technology, but also because we can provide the expertise and professional-level support necessary for the cost-effective and timely execution of highly complex projects.”
Harmonic will showcase its latest innovations for agile video delivery — including the ViBE EM4000 premium SD/HD encoder — at the 2016 NAB Show, booth SU1210. Further information about Harmonic and the company’s products is available at www.harmonicinc.com.
The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are also subject to other risks and uncertainties, such as those more fully described in Harmonic’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended Dec.31, 2015, its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and its Current Reports on Form 8-K. The forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to Harmonic as of the date hereof, and Harmonic disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements.