announce they have formed a strategic alliance to provide a turnkey end-to-end solution for narrowcasters seeking to deliver live TV channels and VOD services to target consumers over the open internet. By combining Zixi and PeerTV’s platforms, content distributors now have the ability to deliver HD quality live video over the Internet that starts instantly and has no latency, packet loss, jitter or frame freeze.
Zixi’s platform provides a highly scalable live and VOD video global delivery system with Dynamic Adaptive Bitrate supporting up to full HD (1080p) resolution. PeerTV’s complete Internet based middleware contains a content and subscriber management system, an easily configurable UI, EPG and other essential features for streaming video over the Internet. The combined Zixi and PeerTV solution supports PC (Windows/Mac), a unique advanced Internet based HDTV set top box that enables the live TV over the Internet channel viewing, VOD in HD format, and reception of DVB-T channels to the home TV. The combined solution will be offered as a web based service solution allowing OTT content providers to start paid subscription services with minimal startup costs and allowing for the delivery of fully-personalized TV.