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 needCREATE CHANNEL CATEGORIES / GENRESGenres 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 belowDescription – Name of the channel categoryIs available – Click the box to make the category available to use in further stepsIcon – Upload an icon for this category you are creating
Fill the necessary fields as instructed below :Title – Channel name EPG MAP ID – Channel ID to be connected to an xml fileNumber – Channel number to be displayed in the appGenre – Choose from dropdown list one of the Genres you already createdDescription – 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 wellIs 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 servedIcon – Upload Channel icon
Now we are in second step , adding channel stream.
Click Add Stream button in the same dialog page after creating Channel dataFill 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 servedStream URL – Channel stream URLChannel mode – Choose from the dropdown list Live TV/ CatchupRecording Engine – Choose from the dropdown listStream Resolution – Choose the stream resolution adapted to your stream.example: Android Set Top Box, Android Smart Tv – for Big ScreenAndroid Smart Phone, IOS – for Small ScreenStream Format – Choose from dropdown list Channel format , for example HLS formatToken – Check the box if the Channel is protected by tokenToken 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 listThumbnail URL – Can be left empty where the DRM Platform is 'None'