All networks, leagues, and service providers are engaged in uplinking and downlinking on a daily basis. In a digital space with its potential threats, such as privacy breaches and data corruption, these vendors proceed with caution. This is where the Secure Reliable Transport (SRT), an open-source video-transport protocol, comes in.
Weighing QUIC vs. SRT Becomes Essential Step in Live Content Distribution
The NFL uses SRT to get live feeds from London to their broadcast center. ESPN is helping hundreds of schools broadcast nationally with no further investment in infrastructure. Microsoft produces remote events from anywhere with SRT.
The combination of SRT for video transmission over unreliable networks and SLDP for last-mile delivery, provides high quality, reliable, sub-second delay video streaming experience, where you can reach your audience anywhere, anytime and on any device.
Let’s take a look at some of the challenges that RTMP presents for contribution streaming in “the first mile” – getting your stream from the live event to the cloud where they will then be distributed via CDN – and a few alternative protocols you should consider.
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