SAN JOSE, CA.—Harmonic announced that French-language entertainment provider TV5Monde is delivering its channels to millions of homes through Harmonic’s VOS®360 SaaS cloud platform.
“As the world’s leading provider of French-language content, it is important for us to be hyper-present on all screens,” said Sébastien Bogaert, NOC and Head of Broadcasting at TV5Monde. “We chose Harmonic as our technology partner because of their extensive streaming expertise and many successful cloud deployments around the world. Harmonic’s cloud streaming solution gives us unparalleled efficiency and flexibility, which is critical for us to reach millions of viewers worldwide.”
Harmonic’s VOS360 SaaS streamlines every step of the media processing and delivery chain, the companies said.
Support for the DVB-TTML (ETSI EN 303 560) subtitling standard on the VOS360 platform allows TV5MONDE to broadcast channels to the public in 14 different languages while ensuring the highest level of subtitle interoperability. – titling for Latin and non-Latin alphabets, including French, French for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, English, Arabic, Russian, German, Dutch, Romanian, Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean, Japanese, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese.
In addition to broadcasting directly to consumers, the VOS360 platform also delivers TV5MONDE content to affiliates around the world, expanding its reach.
“We are proud to help TV5Monde bring Francophone culture to a diverse audience around the world,” said Tony Berthaud, Vice President of Sales and Video Services, APAC and EMEA, at Harmonic. “Flexibility is at the heart of the VOS360 platform. Through our SaaS platform, TV5Monde can easily manage and distribute different channel variations to various geographic locations, reaching viewers on a more personal level.”
More information about Harmonic and the company’s solutions can be found at www.harmonicinc.com (opens in a new tab).