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Harmonic Enables Acceleration of Cable Broadband Upgrades and Capacity Expansion

New CableOS® Reef Dense Remote PHY Shelf Delivers Converged Services Over Existing HFC Networks; Joins the Ripple Node Featuring 2x4 Segmentation to Efficiently Expand CapacitySAN JOSE, Calif. — May 13, 2020 — Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced CableOS® Reef, a new dense Remote PHY Shelf (RPS) that fundamentally changes the dynamics of cable network capacity expansion. By fully converging IP-based data, video and legacy services in centralized or remote facilities, this compact new indoor platform enables operators to more swiftly and economically address capacity issues while still leveraging their existing HFC outdoor access networks. "As upstream bandwidth utilization peaks, today's operators need a fast, cost-effective and sustainable solution for expanding network capacity," said Nimrod Ben-Natan, senior vice president and general manager, Cable Access Business at Harmonic. "CableOS Reef RPS builds on the growing success of our CableOS solution by defining a new category of DAA that helps operators scale bandwidth rapidly utilizing their existing HFC network. With this future-proof solution, operators don't need to continue deploying costly legacy CMTS to address immediate bandwidth capacity issues.

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