Harmonic to show TV Anywhere; Suddenlink selects Empirix

> Harmonic will use next week's NAB Show to demonstrate its "TV Anywhere" services via a workflow system that it said automates the management of video asset transformation and brings automated compliance and testing into the transcoding workflow. News release.

> Suddenlink has selected Empirix service quality assurance solutions technology to troubleshoot and fix network issues and assure network quality for its 1.3 million customers in the U.S., the two companies said in a press release.

> The European DVB standards body is working on the problems of transmitting 3D TV, especially as consumers are given more opportunities to buy 3D-enabled TVs and as programmers hype more content, including World Cup soccer coverage. Story.

> Easy TV Soft software is being proposed as a way to get more than 6,000 channels of worldwide television programming from the computer to the TV. Story.

> Dutch cable operator Ziggo is nearing the "50 percent tipping point" for digital subscribers with 1.552 million digital subs out of a base of 3.165 million total subscribers. Ziggo uses a retail model for its TV services and has rolled out DOCSIS 3.0 across its network. Story.

> Also internationally, Netgem has been tabbed to provide high definition set-top boxes for Malta-based service provider Melita over a hybrid cable and IPTV network. Melita also said it would perk up its channel lineup to 150 channels by June. Story.