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:
Click on Live TV Stream Source submenu of TV Channels
Fill the description field
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 Genre – Choose from dropdown list one of the genres you already created Channel mode – Live TV or Catchup TV Description – You can specify data you need to know for the channel in this field Is available – Click the box to make this channel available to use Pin Protected – Click the box if this channel should be protected by pin 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 Stream URL – Channel stream Stream Format – Choose from dropdown list channel format , for example HLS format Is Octoshape – If this is an octoshape channel check the box Token – Check the box if 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 Encryption – Check the box if channel is protected by an encryption key Encryption URL – Fill in the encryption key or 0 in case of no encryption key