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DENVER, Colo. -- Harris Broadcast, a portfolio company of The Gores Group and a market share leader of content management and network infrastructure solutions serving the global broadcast, communication service provider, government and enterprise markets, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Imagine Communications, a leading innovator in digital video solutions that deliver bandwidth-efficient services with optimum video quality.

On Dec. 4th, Harris Broadcast announced a definitive agreement to acquire Imagine Communications. The acquisition enhances Harris Broadcast’s already robust solutions portfolio as the company builds the first true MultiService SDN™ (Software Defined Network), integrating sales, scheduling, automation, playout and delivery throughout both linear and non-linear content distribution networks. It also brings advanced transcoding technology utilizing cutting edge software breakthroughs that run in high density, low power commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) and blade-server environments, consistent with Harris Broadcast’s vision of software-centric, virtualized operations.

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