Create all your channels and assign them to proper Genre/Category. You can have one or more stream per channel, depending on your network setup. You can serve multicast streams to customers of a closed network, and OTT streams to customers over the internet.
Follow the instructions and steps described below to create TV Channels:
The first step of creating Channels is completed by creating all the Stream sources
you need CREATE CHANNEL CATEGORIES / GENRES Genres can be used to distinguish or group Channels of certain criteria on the client side. To create categories follow these steps :
Click on Categories / Genres submenu of TV Channels
Fill the necesary fields as instructed below Description – Name of the channel category Is available – Click the box to make the category available to use in further steps Icon – Upload an icon for this category you are creating
CREATE CHANNEL & CHANNEL STREAMS The first step in this phase is to create channel general information.
Click on Channels/Streams submenu of TV Channels
Fill the necessary fields as instructed below : Title – Channel name EPG MAP ID – Channel ID to be connected to an xml file Number – Channel number to be displayed in the app Genre – Choose from dropdown list one of the Genres you already created Description – You can specify data you need to know for the Channel in this field Catchup Mode – Click the box if this Channel will be served in Catchup mode as well Is available – Check the box to make this Channel available to use Pin Protected – Check the box if this Channel should be protected by Pin Packages –Choose one or more of the Packages that the Stream will served Icon – Upload Channel icon
Now we are in second step , adding channel stream.
Click Add Stream button in the same dialog page after creating Channel data Fill the necessary fields as instructed below : Channel – It’s auto selected by the system Stream Source ID – Choose from dropdown list the Channel stream source from where the Channel will be served Stream URL – Channel stream URL Channel mode – Choose from the dropdown list Live TV/ Catchup Recording Engine – Choose from the dropdown list Stream Resolution – Choose the stream resolution adapted to your stream. example: Android Set Top Box, Android Smart Tv – for Big Screen Android Smart Phone, IOS – for Small Screen Stream Format – Choose from dropdown list Channel format , for example HLS format Token – Check the box if the Channel is protected by token Token URL – Fill in the token url if you have one , or with a 0 if Channels are not protected by token DRM Platform – Choose from the dropdown list Thumbnail URL – Can be left empty where the DRM Platform is 'None'