Globosat taps Harmonic for World Cup 4K distribution | 4K/UltraHD | News | Rapid TV News
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Just as the tournament reaches its closure, Globosat, Latin America's largest content and programme creator, has revealed that it has been using Harmonic's Ultra HD contribution solution for its broadcast of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

World Cup Russia Red Square 18 June 2018"Harmonic video delivery solutions have been a cornerstone of our infrastructure for years, providing high reliability and excellent video quality," said Roberto Primo, CTO at Globosat. "For the broadcast of this premiere sports event, watched by billions of television viewers around the world, we needed a solution that provides the lowest latency and best video quality. With the Harmonic contribution platform on the ground in Russia, we will be able to dazzle viewers with the best video quality that UHD has to offer."

Harmonic's ViBE CP9000 contribution platform preserves video quality at the front of the broadcast chain, processing uncompressed UHD signals with maximum bandwidth efficiency.

"Soccer is greatly adored and watched all around the world, making this the perfect opportunity to showcase UHD for live sports applications," said Alvaro Martin, vice president of sales, LATAM, at Harmonic. "We're thrilled to work with Globosat on one of the first UHD broadcasts of this major sporting event. By maintaining the detail, sharpness and colour gradients that UHD has to offer, Harmonic's contribution platform will enhance viewers' quality of experience."