Product name: ProStream 1000 with DiviTrackMX Company: Harmonic Features/what it does: DiviTrackMX statistical multiplexing capabilities added to the company’s ProStream 1000 stream processing platform; up to 64 compressed MPEG-2 VBR or CBR services can be processed and 16 DiviTrackMX pools supported in 1 RU; dynamically adjusts bandwidth allocated to each channel; bit-rate efficiency is improved by 10 to 15 percent compared to CBR encoding; designed for cable and other operators who receive content from satellite or over-the-air feeds and then turn around these digital services for distribution on pay TV networks; can be configured to provide digital video stream processing functions including the integrated multiplexing, scrambling, descrambling, re-encoding and single frequency network (SFN) transmission over IP. For more information:

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FCC Order on DISH Designated Entities

The FCC made it official Monday, releasing an order on remand finding that SNR Wireless LicenseCo and Northstar Wireless are controlled de facto by DISH and thus ineligible for the $3.3bln in AWS-3 bidding

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