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Harris Broadcast Acquires Imagine Communications

By Katie Kriz | January 16, 2014
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[Via Satellite 01-16-2014] Harris Broadcast has completed the acquisition of Imagine Communications, a digital video solutions company that delivers bandwidth-efficient services with prime video quality for online applications and TV Everywhere. Harris Broadcast announced the initial acquisition agreement on Dec. 4.

The acquisition will enhance Harris Broadcast’s current research and development initiatives as well as its solutions portfolio as it continues to develop its MultiService Software Defined Network. This network will integrate sales, scheduling, automation, playout and delivery throughout content distribution networks.

“Imagine’s advancements and transcoding expertise in high availability, IP-centric, Linux-based environments complements existing advancements underway at Harris Broadcast and opens the door to an array of development and integration opportunities,” said Steve Reynolds, chief technology officer, Harris Broadcast.