UFC Selects Zixi as Video Streaming Platform
Zixi (Booth SU10116) has announced that the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has partnered with Zixi to stream UFC events, press conferences, weigh-ins, and other fight-week activities to fans worldwide. The mixed-martial-arts organization produces more than 30 live events annually and is the largest pay-per-view event provider in the world.
UFC fans expect any-device, any-time access not just to the fights themselves but to all the content surrounding the fights and athletes. To meet this demand, UFC stream as much content as possible. The UFC has more than 200 distribution partners around the world, and its programming is available in 145 territories and countries.
Zixi offers a suite of products that delivers studio-quality video on the Internet:
- Zixi Feeder accepts streams from industry-standard encoders and other devices and outputs that content onto the Internet in a format optimized for IP networks.
- Zixi Broadcaster, running in Zixi’s cloud services or in a customer studio or data center, is a unified video-streaming hub for professional contribution and distribution. It supports CDN ingest, live or on-demand streaming to computers, mobile devices, and set-top boxes (STBs) for IPTV or OTT applications.
- Zixi Receiver accepts streams from Zixi Broadcaster and outputs streams to professional equipment in video head-ends.