MANILA, Philippines, June 18, 2010 — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received a multi-million dollar TV transmitter order from the Associated Broadcast Company (ABC) as part of a large, regional transmission network extension project covering key cities across the Philippines.
The order consists of seven Harris® Maxiva™ ULX liquid-cooled UHF transmitters, together with a Jampro antenna system. Installation and commissioning will be provided by Harris, Jampro and Composite Technology Inc., a Harris distributor in the Philippines.
"ABC chose Harris transmitters because they offered a high-quality, advanced solution that would extend ABC's TV transmission operations across the Philippines, quickly and affordably," said Rick Padrinao, managing director of Composite Technology Inc. "Harris and Composite Technology offered a delivery timeline that meets the exacting needs of ABC, while providing one of the most cost-efficient, energy-saving transmission solutions on the market today."
The Maxiva line of TV transmitters encompasses a complete range of multimedia transmitters for UHF broadcasters at virtually every power level. These transmitters incorporate software-definable Harris® Apex M2X™ exciter technology for easy upgrade between multiple modulation schemes, as well as Harris PowerSmart® technology for best-in-class power density and efficiency.
"Harris offers a comprehensive portfolio of efficient multimedia transmission solutions that maximize digital performance and continues to deliver solutions for major digital transmission network rollouts around the world," said Stephen Wong, vice president, Asia-Pacific operations, Harris Broadcast Communications. "With Harris transmitters, broadcasters such as ABC have a straightforward and cost-effective transition path to digital."
Harris Broadcast Communications offers products, systems and services that provide interoperable workflow solutions for broadcast, cable, satellite and out-of-home networks. The Harris ONE™ solution brings together highly integrated and cost-effective products that enable advanced media workflows for emerging content delivery business models.