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August 16, 2011 10:00 ET

International Broadcast Convention (IBC) Selects ZiXi as a Finalist for the ConnectedWorld.TV Awards

Company Recognized for Excellence in Innovation in Content Delivery Technology at the Intersection of TV and the Internet

WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwire - Aug 16, 2011) - ZiXi, the leading provider of solutions and services that enable flawless broadcast-quality HDTV via the Internet, today announced that it has been selected as a finalist for the inaugural ConnectedWorld.TV awards, to be presented at the International Broadcast Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam on September 12th, 2011. ZiXi is shortlisted in the Content Delivery Technology category for its patented video transport platform and superior broadcast-quality HD video delivery services via the Internet for a variety of applications, including video distribution, field and mobile reporting, collaboration, playout and TV everywhere services.

ZiXi's on-premise solution and cloud-based services enable broadcasters to leverage the limitless capacity and flexible, any-to-any outreach of the Internet. With ZiXi, broadcasters can distribute any content to cable TV head-ends and satellite direct-to-home systems, or pull affiliate and field content to their headquarters or larger news centers. This is all performed securely and at the highest video quality, with no jitters or pauses, and up to 256-bit AES security.

"ZiXi is honored to emerge as a finalist among the many companies that were evaluated by the esteemed ConnectedWorld.TV Awards judging panel," said Israel Drori, CEO of ZiXi. "This nomination, along with the Broadcast Engineering Award we won at the 2011 National Association of Broadcasters Show, further validates the superior quality of our video delivery technology and the value it brings to the entire broadcast industry."

The ConnectedWorld.TV Awards, in association with IBC, celebrate the creativity of broadcasters, independent producers, technology companies and consumer electronics manufacturers pioneering the business of "content everywhere." Judged by an international panel of 15 independent experts from the television and content industries, the Awards showcase the many exciting developments arising from the growing use of the Internet as an alternative distribution channel for TV and video content. They will be presented at a prestigious black-tie gala dinner at the Hotel Okura Amsterdam on Monday, September 12, 2011, the penultimate night of IBC.

IBC is the premier annual event for professionals engaged in the creation, management and delivery of entertainment and news content worldwide. Attracting more than 48,000 attendees from more than 140 countries, the conference exhibits more than 1,300 leading suppliers of state of the art electronic media technology and takes place in Amsterdam, Holland from September 8-13, 2011.

ZiXi will be exhibiting at IBC Connected World, Stand Number 13.351.

About ZiXi
Founded in 2006, ZiXi has pioneered a proven, award-winning video transport platform that enables the delivery of flawless, broadcast-quality HD video over the Internet. ZiXi's patented technology dynamically resolves the problems inherent to the Internet to deliver low-latency video of unprecedented quality with no jitter, packet loss or frame freeze, regardless of network conditions -- transforming the Internet into a broadcast-quality, global HD video delivery network. Broadcasters, enterprises and video service providers around the world use ZiXi's on-premise and cloud-based solutions and services to enrich user experience, create new services and significantly reduce costs. For more information visit: www.zixi.us.

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