Harmonic’s IP-based video processing solutions were deployed by GlobeCast to facilitate the live broadcast of the 2010 Asian Games being held in Guangzhou, China, through November 27. The new Harmonic IP-based headend system provides GlobeCast with high quality compression and stream processing for satellite distribution of live coverage from the Asian Games to affiliate TV stations and MSOs throughout Asia.

GlobeCast is using Harmonic’s Electra 5400 SD and Electra 7000 HD MPEG-4 (AVC) encoders, and ProStream 1000 stream processing platform with integrated Basic Interoperable Scrambling System (BISS) capabilities and DiviTrackIP statistical multiplexing technology to deliver secure, high quality services while optimizing bandwidth efficiency. Harmonic’s ProView 7000 integrated receiver/decoders (IRDs) are used by GlobeCast for content reception.

The Daily


Industry Offers FCC Rip and Replace Recommendations

Cable operators and industry associations alike offered their support this week to a new reimbursement prioritization schedule for the FCC’s rip and replace program.

Read the Full Issue
The Skinny is delivered on Tuesday and focuses on the cable profession. You'll stay in the know on the headlines, topics and special issues you value most. Sign Up


Seeking an INDUSTRY JOB?

Hiring? In conjunction with our sister brand, Cynopsis, we are offering hiring managers a deep pool of media-savvy, skilled candidates at a range of experience levels and sectors, The result will be an even more robust industry job board, to help both employers and job seekers.

Contact John@cynopsis.com for more information.