Harmonic Deploys in South Africa, Marks Encoding Milestone

Harmonic's (www.harmonicinc.com) digital video headend solutions have been deployed by On Digital Media to power its new TopTV pay TV service in South Africa. The headend system includes Harmonic's Electra 5400 MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) multi-channel encoders and the P...

Harmonic's (www.harmonicinc.com) digital video headend solutions have been deployed by On Digital Media to power its new TopTV pay TV service in South Africa. The headend system includes Harmonic's Electra 5400 MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) multi-channel encoders and the ProStream 1000 stream processing platform with DiviTrackIP statistical multiplexing. The solution was implemented for ODM in less than two months by African Union Communications (www.aucom.co.za), a systems integrator and Harmonic reseller in South Africa.

In other Harmonic news, the company has announced that sales orders for its Electra 8000 universal broadcast encoder have surpassed 10,000 channels since its launch in June 2009.
More in Home