Discovery Communications to Leverage Zixi for ‘Skyscraper Live with Nik Wallenda’
Discovery Communications has selected Zixi as part of the broadcast infrastructure they will use for Discovery Channel’s Skyscraper Live with Nik Wallenda (Sunday, 7 p.m. ET, Discovery). The event will air in more than 220 countries live from Chicago.
“We are excited that Discovery Communications has chosen Zixi and that Zixi will play a role in the delivery of this incredible live event,” stated Eric Bolten, Vice President of Strategic Account Development.
“At Discovery, we’re committed to flawless broadcast events across our portfolio and selecting Zixi as part of the delivery infrastructure for Skyscraper Live was an easy decision to make,” added Charles Myers, Vice President Distribution and Technology, Discovery Communications.
Discovery Communications will be using Zixi Edge Points (Zixi Feeder and Zixi Receiver) running on Zixi Appliances to provide reliable links from the Discovery Television and Technology Center in Virginia to Discovery’s London Media Center.