Edge Networks Launches NextGen TV Service with Harmonic

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) right now introduced that Edge Networks has launched its groundbreaking new Evoca tv service with an end-to-end answer from Harmonic. Evoca combines over-the-air ATSC 3.0 broadcasts with video streaming to succeed in underserved areas within the U.S. with restricted bandwidth entry. Harmonic’s hybrid on-premises encoding, cloud origin server and supply answer allows Evoca to effectively and reliably ship greater than 80 channels to subscribers.

“To launch a service as distinctive as Evoca, we wanted a forward-thinking know-how companion with in depth expertise within the broadcast and streaming worlds,” mentioned Todd Achilles, president and CEO at Edge Networks. “Harmonic’s cutting-edge options made them an apparent selection for our service. Together, we have created a service that may simplify increasing Evoca into extra markets across the nation.”

Harmonic’s end-to-end answer options the VOS®360 Live Streaming Platform working origin server and supply functionalities on the general public cloud, enabling fast scaling as Evoca ramps as much as prolong its streaming service attain. On premises is Harmonic’s Electra® X stay video processor, offering distinctive HD and 4K video high quality and lowering bandwidth consumption utilizing real-time video optimization strategies.

“We’re coming into a brand new period of tv with ATSC 3.0,” mentioned Eric Armstrong, vp, video gross sales and providers, North America, at Harmonic. “Harmonic is thrilled to be a part of this new service, leveraging ATSC 3.0 OTA and broadband supply paths, whereas tapping into the pliability of the cloud, to offer viewers with a game-changing tv expertise.”

Further details about Harmonic and the corporate’s options is on the market at www.harmonicinc.com.

About Evoca 
Evoca is a very new paradigm for TV supply that’s cheaper, extra environment friendly and affords a superior image to legacy suppliers. The service launched first in Boise, Idaho, with plans to succeed in tens-of-millions of U.S. households over the subsequent few years. Evoca operates from two of the primary ATSC 3.0 broadcast stations within the nation and is owned by Edge Networks, a group of passionate innovators devoted to giving all Americans entry to the world’s finest applied sciences.

About Harmonic
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide chief in virtualized cable entry and video supply options, allows media corporations and repair suppliers to ship ultra-high-quality video streaming and broadcast providers to shoppers globally. The firm revolutionized cable entry networking through the business’s first virtualized cable entry answer, enabling cable operators to extra flexibly deploy gigabit web service to shoppers’ properties and cell gadgets. Whether simplifying OTT video supply through revolutionary cloud and software program platforms, or powering the supply of gigabit web cable providers, Harmonic is altering the best way media corporations and repair suppliers monetize stay and on-demand content material on each display screen. More info is on the market at www.harmonicinc.com.   

This press launch accommodates forward-looking statements inside the which means of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Statements regarding Harmonic’s enterprise and the anticipated capabilities, benefits, reliability, effectivity, market acceptance, market development, specs and advantages of Harmonic merchandise, providers and know-how are forward-looking statements. These statements are based mostly on our present expectations and beliefs and are topic to dangers and uncertainties, together with the dangers and uncertainties extra absolutely described in Harmonic’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, together with its Annual Report on Form 10-Ok for the yr ended Dec. 31, 2019, its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and its Current Reports on Form 8-Ok. The forward-looking statements on this press launch are based mostly on info out there to Harmonic as of the date hereof, and Harmonic disclaims any obligation to replace any forward-looking statements.

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SOURCE Harmonic Inc.

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