GINX Esports TV, a leading international Esports channel, has adopted the Zixi Platform, industry leader in live broadcast-quality video for dependable, secure broadcast-quality delivery over IP for its global live Esports coverage. GINX Esports TV who is a market leader UK, France, South Africa and Canada produce and record at their studio in central London and distribute their content around the world in over 10 lauguages,
Sebastian Gomez, head of Technical Operations, GINX Esports TV, said, “As a linear channel, distribution is a key ingredient. Without getting to the head ends of pay TV platforms our business model wouldn’t work. Our distribution used to be managed externally and done via satellite, but moving to Zixi has allowed us to have a very cost-effective distribution system that can be managed in-house – it has given us independence and control of all our feeds.”
“Our uptime increased since we started using Zixi. If we have maintenance issues on one of our playouts, coverage is unaffected because all our distribution end points get the streams from both locations simultaneously,” Gomez stated. “The platform also gives us information on what’s wrong, which helps with troubleshooting.”
“Esports is growing at an unprecedented rate, and the audiences are very demanding in terms of the viewing experience, so a poor quality feed is not an option,” said Michael Poppler, director of International Sales, Zixi. “With the Zixi Platform, GINX Esports TV can rely on secure, broadcast quality delivery of its content around the world, 24/7.” GINX Esports TV, a leading international Esports channel, has adopted the Zixi Platform for dependable, secure broadcast-quality delivery over IP for its global live Esports coverage.