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Use Your Own CDN to Stream a Live Event Follow

If you prefer to continue live streaming through your own CDN, Zype offers the ability to import a Self-Hosted stream to the platform, and embed the video to your site. 

There are some requirements for streaming from your CDN through Zype, listed below:

Self Hosted Restrictions and General Information

  • Self Hosted videos MUST be imported in the form of a publicly accessible secure HTTPS URL (http urls are no longer supported)
  • There are only two supported asset formats at this time:
    • HLS (ending in /./.m3u8)
    • MP4 Progressive (ending in /./.mp4)
      • NOTE: MP4 is not supported across OTT app endpoints
  • For HLS manifests, you MUST include the master /./.m3u8 in the URL. Zype will not redistribute child manifests
  • For HLS Live manifests, the client is responsible for all quality of service requirements of those streams.  They are also responsible for any ABR (adaptive bitrate transcoding)
  • For HLS VOD manifest, the client is responsible for all quality of service requirements of those streams.  They are also responsible for any ABR (adaptive bitrate transcoding)
  • For MP4 progressive assets, the client is responsible for all quality of service requirements of those streams.

Check out our full article on streaming from your own CDN below.

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