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



CREATE LIVE TV STREAM SOURCE

  • Click on Live TV Stream Source submenu of TV Channels
  • Click Create
  • Fill the description field
  • Click Submit

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
  • Click Create
  • 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
  • Click Submit


CREATE CHANNEL & CHANNEL STREAMS

The first step in this phase is to create channel general information.

  • Click on Channels/Streams submenu of TV Channels
  • Click Submit
  • 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
  • Click Submit

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
  • Click Submit