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Foxtel Taps Harmonic Tech for 4K/Ultra HD Service in Australia

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced that Foxtel, an Australian pay-TV operator with cable, direct broadcast satellite and IPTV streaming services, has launched the first 4K UHD offering in the country using a Harmonic software-based UHD solution. Harmonic's solution maximizes workflow efficiencies and ensures exceptional video quality at low bitrates for Foxtel's next-generation television services.

Harmonic handles the entire UHD production and delivery workflow for Foxtel's new service using the Electra video processor for live UHD HEVC encoding, the ProStream X stream processor for scrambling and the RD9000 decoder to achieve superior video quality for broadcast contribution.

Harmonic Inc. (Nasdaq: HLIT)

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