SOURCE: Harmonic Inc.

Harmonic Inc.

April 28, 2010 04:00 ET

Harmonic to Demonstrate Industry-Leading Cable Solutions and Introduce New Scalable Node at ANGA 2010

Featured Demonstrations at European Cable Exhibition to Include Encoding, Transcoding, Edge and Access Solutions for Real-Time, On-Demand and Multi-Screen Applications

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - April 28, 2010) - At ANGA Cable 2010 stand #H39, Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ: HLIT) will demonstrate its comprehensive portfolio of video delivery solutions for cable video service providers, and introduce the world's smallest 4x4 scalable node, ideal for forward and return path segmentation. Harmonic's edge, HFC access and digital video processing solutions are deployed by operators around the world for real-time, on-demand and converged multi-screen services delivered to TVs, PCs and mobile devices. The ANGA conference and exhibition, taking place in Cologne, Germany from May 4-6, is Europe's leading cable industry event.

Key demonstrations at Harmonic's stand will include:

  • Harmonic's highly efficient HFC access solutions: A new PWRBlazer™ node -- the world's smallest 4x4 segmentable platform -- will be introduced at ANGA. Harmonic will also feature the SUPRALink™ 1550 nm WDM transmission platform that extends reach and lowers the cost of the access network.

  • TV Everywhere solution: Deployed by leading service providers around the world, Harmonic's MediaPrism™ Convergence Suite for content ingest, transformation, distribution and delivery to any device (TV, PC and mobile) will be on display.

  • Market-leading digital video processing solutions: Visitors can experience superior quality high definition video with the Electra® 8000 MPEG-2/AVC HD/SD universal encoder. The ProStream™ 1000 stream processing platform with ACE™ any-to-any transcoding for up to 20 HD or 80 SD channels in 1-RU, and the ProView™ 7000 integrated receiver/decoder will also be featured on the stand.

  • Ultra-dense and versatile universal edgeQAM: The leading edgeQAM in the industry, Harmonic's NSG™ 9000, supports VOD, broadcast, cable IPTV, modular CMTS, DOCSIS 3.0, switched digital video (SDV), and edge encryption. At ANGA, Harmonic will showcase the NSG's versatility for narrowcast and broadcast applications and its advanced software toolset.

"Harmonic continues to drive innovation and help our cable customers to reduce costs while increasing network efficiency, as demonstrated by the introduction of products such as our new 4x4 node which will debut at ANGA," said Sunil Frida, Director of HFC Solutions for Harmonic Inc. "Our dense and scalable solutions for real-time and on-demand applications are selected by the world's top operators to power advanced video services delivered to a growing array of devices, including video to the PC and smartphones."

In addition to the demonstrations at Harmonic's stand #H39, Boris Brun, Senior Manager of Cable Solutions and Strategy, will participate as a speaker during a session titled, "HFC Network -- What's the Next Step?" on May 6 at 10:00 am.

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: demonstrating its comprehensive portfolio of video delivery solutions for cable video service providers, introducing the world's smallest 4x4 scalable node, and showcasing the NSG's versatility for narrowcast and broadcast applications and its advanced software toolset.

Our expectations and beliefs regarding these matters and the anticipated features and benefits of the products and solutions to be shown at ANGA 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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