Backoffice Products
Modified on: Sun, 1 Apr, 2018 at 7:56 PM


Distributor Interface product provides reliable and fast content distribution including thousands of programs from distributors to member stations via service Interconnection(sIX) System. It also serves up the notifications from sIX System to the distributors.


Value proposition:

  • High quality Metadata delivery to the sIX system to be consumed by PBS member stations.

  • High speed File delivery as 48 hours of content can be uploaded within a 24-hour period

  • Notifications to distributors: Near-real-time updates and visibility of file upload states including failures¬†


Customers served:


  • PBS Program Packaging and Scheduling

  • PBS Media Operations Center

  • American Public Television (APT) Programming and Media Operations ¬†

  • National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) Programming and Media Operations



Key success factors:


In general, Distributor interface product strives to accomplish the following success factors so that number of file uploads increases the sIX content library size.

  1. Accurate and complete metadata
  2. On-time file delivery (both original and repaired)
  3. Timely and relevant notifications to appropriate parties