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Harmonic's MPEG-4 AVC chosen by SKY Brasil.

TELECOMWORLDWIRE-11 August 2009-Harmonic's MPEG-4 AVC chosen by SKY Brasil(C)1994-2009 M2 COMMUNICATIONS

High performance video solutions provider Harmonic Inc (Nasdaq:HLIT) announced on Monday that Brazilian DTH satellite video service provider SKY Brasil Servicos Ltda has rolled out its new HDTV service based on Harmonic's MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) digital video delivery solutions.

According to the company, the new service, powered by Harmonic's DiviCom Electra 7000 encoders, ProStream 1000 stream processing platform with DiviTrackIP statistical multiplexing and NMX Digital Service Manager, is the largest HDTV broadcast offering currently available in Brazil.

The company's DiviCom Electra 7000 AVC encoders enable SKY Brasil to deliver up to four full resolution variable bit rate (VBR) services and simultaneous low resolution outputs within a single 1-RU chassis rack unit.

In addition, the modular 1-RU ProStream 1000 stream processing platform handles multiplexing, scrambling and advanced processing of the MPEG streams, while NMX Digital Service Manager offers SKY Brasil a set of tools for network configuration, monitoring and automated redundancy.

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