Harmonic Extends Cable Access Leadership at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2019

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SAN JOSE, Calif. — Sept. 24, 2019 — Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced that it will demonstrate significant new advances to its industry-leading cloud-native cable access solution at the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2019. Deployed by a growing number of leading cable operators worldwide, Harmonic's CableOS™ solution is enabling the industry's transition to 10G through transformational technology, architecture and service innovations.

"Cloud-native software is turning the tide on cable access, enabling unprecedented broadband speeds, network scalability and operational efficiencies," said Asaf Matatyaou, vice president, solutions and product management, Cable Access Business at Harmonic. "At the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, we will demonstrate how Harmonic is extending our industry leadership through powerful new cloud-native solutions and services, and through a growing number of groundbreaking deployments with industry leaders. With our CableOS solution, operators are cost-effectively delivering multi-gigabit internet speeds today, while also positioning themselves for the 10G future."

Deliver Better Broadband and Realize Operational Savings with CableOS

Harmonic will showcase its field-proven CableOS cable access solution, the industry's first cloud-native Cable Modem Termination System (CMTS) and end-to-end Remote PHY system. The CableOS offering enables better broadband services and greater operating efficiencies through simultaneous support for traditional, centralized and new distributed architectures on a single-core server, as well as support for both DOCSIS 3.1 today and coming DOCSIS standard advancements.

Highlighting the service innovation velocity possible through CableOS's cloud-native technology, Harmonic will demonstrate its revolutionary low-latency feature that dramatically improves quality of experience for gamers. In addition, leveraging the rich data analytics available in the CableOS offering, the company will unveil a groundbreaking new AI-driven 24/7 network diagnostic and capacity management service for cable operators.

Launch Streaming IP Video Services Faster

At SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, Harmonic will also showcase its acclaimed VOS® solution that enables operators to launch new IP video services faster, be more agile and simplify operations — essential for business success in the increasingly competitive pay-TV market. The VOS offering integrates and collapses the digital video delivery chain, including time shift and nDVR, enabling cable operators to easily create, deliver and monetize pristine-quality streaming HD and 4K resolution TV.

Boost Video Quality-of-Experience with Content-Aware Encoding

Harmonic will also showcase its award-winning EyeQ™ content-aware encoding (CAE) at the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo. EyeQ CAE enables operators to launch streaming TV with up to 50% less bandwidth consumption on their core and access delivery networks and up to 50% less nDVR storage requirements.

Thought Leadership on Next-Generation Cable Access

Asaf Matatyaou, vice president, solutions and product management, Cable Access Business at Harmonic, is a speaker at the session "Mission 10G: Implementing Forward-Looking Capabilities in Your Network." The SCTE Cable-Tec Expo preconference session will take place on Monday, Sept. 30, at 7 a.m. at the Hilton in Grand Ballroom C&D.

Matatyaou will also present a paper on "Practical Lessons of a DAA Deployment with Virtualized CMTS" during the session "Virtualizing the CMTS: Progress and Current Events" taking place on Thursday, Oct. 3, at 8 a.m. in room 225-227.

Further information about Harmonic and the company's solutions is available at www.harmonicinc.com.

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About Harmonic

Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery technology and services, enables media companies and service providers to deliver ultra-high-quality broadcast and OTT video services to consumers globally. The company has also revolutionized cable access networking via the industry's first virtualized cable access solution, enabling cable operators to more flexibly deploy gigabit internet service to consumers' homes and mobile devices. Whether simplifying OTT video delivery via innovative cloud and software-as-a-service (SaaS) technologies, or powering the delivery of gigabit internet cable services, Harmonic is changing the way media companies and service providers monetize live and VOD content on every screen. More information is available at www.harmonicinc.com.

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Statements concerning Harmonic's business and the anticipated capabilities, advantages, reliability, efficiency, market acceptance, market growth, specifications and benefits of Harmonic products, services and technology are forward-looking statements. These statements are based on our current expectations and beliefs and are subject to risks and uncertainties, including the risks and uncertainties more fully described in Harmonic's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended Dec. 31, 2018, its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and its Current Reports on Form 8-K. The forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to Harmonic as of the date hereof, and Harmonic disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements.

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