Big Whig Media at the Willard Announces Connection to The Switch

Now offering uncompressed HD-SDI connection, production, and transmission

WASHINGTON – Big Whig Media, a new full-service multimedia center in downtown Washington, D.C., and D.C.’s first ground-floor independent studio center today announced its HD-SDI connectivity to The Switch, allowing for seamless live shots to be shared across the world.

Big Whig Media, which officially opened this week, is setting the industry benchmark for quality, reliability, and unmatched levels of services, particularly in video production quality and connectivity. With Big Whig Media having adopted The Switch, broadcasters, streaming platforms, media outlets and web services can share live content created or developed at Big Whig Media across the world.

“Having Big Whig Media connected to The Switch allows for customers to easily and seamlessly share content directly to national and international programmers and various commercial studios both in Washington and around the world,” said Keith Nahigian, founder of Big Whig Media. “With its new HD-SDI Switch connection, Big Whig Media is the only independent, ground-floor studio in Washington D.C. offering uncompressed high definition production and transmission.”

Big Whig Media will have the capability to connect to The Switch customers including, BBC, CBS, CNN, Fox, NBC, and Sky News among others, across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.

The Switch availability at Big Whig Media means this connectivity is available:

  • Ten minutes from Union Station, the U.S. Capitol, the Supreme Court, and the House and Senate buildings
  • One block from the White House, U.S. Treasury Department, and Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
  • Ten minutes from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and the planned Amazon HQ2 facility
  • Within 5 miles of all 15 federal executive agencies

For those looking to use Big Whig Media and The Switch’s ICOD network for their next live shot or play-out from Washington, DC, please visit www.BigWhigMedia.com.