Satellite

Driving Transponder Efficiency

Supporting legacy STBs. Launching new VOD and adaptive bitrate streaming services. At Harmonic we help satellite pay-TV operators turn these challenges into business opportunities with the industry’s broadest portfolio of video infrastructure solutions. Our goal? To help you deliver superior video quality to all devices while optimizing bandwidth across multiple networks.

A Legacy of Success

Eight of the world’s 10 largest satellite operators rely on Harmonic. No wonder. Our award-winning MPEG-2 and AVC codec technologies deliver the highest quality SD and HD video at the lowest possible bitrates. A complete Harmonic DTH solution also simplifies the migration to emerging technologies such as live UHD, multiscreen ABR streaming and VOD, allowing your subscribers to experience their favorite shows anywhere, at any time, with stunning picture quality.

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Unifying the Headend

No longer are separate workflows required to deliver content to first and second screens. Utilizing the software-based Harmonic PURE Compression Engine™, DTH operators can process and distribute SD, HD and UHD video for both broadcast and OTT multiscreen delivery with amazing efficiency. Our advanced codecs even work with existing STBs, assuring you get the very most from your infrastructure investment.

Cloud

VOS™ Cloud is a comprehensive software offering that operates on any hardware platform in your headend or data center, as well as over private or public clouds. By transforming traditional video preparation and delivery architectures into a hybrid cloud operation, this cloud-native media processing solution from Harmonic accelerates time to market for all of your broadcast and multiscreen services.

Multiscreen

Harmonic multiscreen video solutions give DTH operators the tools to stream high-quality live and VOD content to TVs, PCs, tablets and smartphones. Encoding and ABR delivery solutions that leverage our software-based VOS™ platform support the industry’s most popular internet and mobile formats, letting you deliver the compelling experience your viewers demand — on any device.

Ad Insertion & Blackout Management

At Harmonic, we help you monetize your content across all delivery platforms. Our turnkey solutions offer a complete framework for ad insertion at national and regional levels, and can be tailored to your workflow requirements. This same technology also facilitates cost-effective management of content-rights tasks, such as blackout management and program substitution.

Harmonic satellite solution

Harmonic provided us with a complete package for encoding, packaging, recording, and playout, making it possible to stream live, VOD, and catch-up TV content to a wide range of devices, efficiently and cost-effectively.

Erdoğan Şimşek, DTH Platform Director, D-Smart
D-Smart

Comprehensive Harmonic Workflow for DTH Operators

Comprehensive Harmonic Workflow for DTH Operators

Resources

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Satellite Video Distribution Solution

As distribution networks increase in complexity, the need for more sophisticated management and reception devices becomes increasingly pronounced.

Solution Brief

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SingleFeed

SingleFeed is a flexible solution for regionalization of DVB-T2 multiplexes.

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All IP for Baseband Workflows

All IP for Baseband Workflows

Compressed video signals transported via IP are now an essential element of broadcast infrastructure. Uncompressed is the next logical step.

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