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Zixi, Red Bee Media partner for video over IP

Allows Red Bee Media to deliver multiple channels to global affiliates

Zixi has announced a partnership with Red Bee Media to enable distribution of high-quality video over IP.

The partnership allows Red Bee Media, which delivers more than four million hours of programming in more than 60 languages for over 500 TV channels, to deliver multiple channels quickly and cost-effectively to global affiliates.

Red Bee Media will also provide FOX and FOXMOVIES with cost-effective global distribution services via the Zixi platform, replacing satellite connections and adding new content delivery options.

Kristian Langbridge, Red Bee Media head of distribution, said: “The industry’s transformation to IP is happening now, and we are focused on delivering the next generation of IP-based tools and virtualised solutions, as well as new commercial models, to deliver new possibilities to our customers.

“The Zixi platform gives us a fast, secure and cost-effective alternative to fibre or satellite distribution, with low latency and no loss of resolution. It is a very attractive delivery option for many of our clients.”

Zixi SVP alliances and marketing, John Wastcoat, added: “Red Bee Media is a trusted name with a strong reputation for technical expertise and experience. It is a testament to Zixi’s superior reliability and outstanding performance that Red Bee Media trusts Zixi with its customers’ valuable content and its own reputation.”