Advanced Television

Sun Direct deploys Harmonic solutions

March 20, 2008

Harmonic has confirmed that that Sun Direct TV has deployed Harmonic’s digital video solutions for India’s first MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) direct-to-home (DTH) broadcast service. Harmonic has enabled Sun Direct TV to offer its new DTH service to 40 million homes in southern India by providing an end-to-end solution encompassing the latest generation DiviCom Electra encoders, DiviTrackIP statistical multiplexing, the ProStream 8000 digital mosaic solution and NMX Digital Service Manager. Sun Direct TV’s new service was launched in early 2008 with 120 standard definition channels, and the operator plans to add high definition in the near future.

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