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IPTV/OTT based on Flussonic

Flussonic allows you to build a classic IPTV or an IPTV/OTT service from scratch, and is also easily integrated into the existing infrastructure to replace obsolete or non-scalable components.

Learn more about IPTV and IPTV/OTT, the difference between them and about digital TV broadcasting in general in the knowledge base below in this section.

Flussonic provides means to achieve the following objectives common for both IPTV and IPTV/OTT:

  • Deliver content to viewers via the Internet with high quality and minimal effort. With Flussonic, you will easily configure ingesting streams from your content provider, recording to DVR, and streaming via HLS; also you can transcode any video to a multibitrate stream.
  • Improve the service reliability and ensure the broadcast integrity by evenly spreading the load in a cluster of servers.
  • Maximize the use of the current system components (hardware you already have, networks already routed, etc.) to provide new services without major investment. Feel free to contact our support team at to find out which Flussonic capabilities can be useful for your infrastructure or get help in selection of new components.
  • Ensure system performance monitoring and notification of failures. You can use various means for that, for example, configure monitoring of Flussonic with Prometheus or monitor the Pulse metrics in Flussonic UI.
  • Authorize viewers in accordance with their subscription, disconnect when payment is missing, provide additional content for an additional fee. Flussonic supports various DRM systems, authorization of publishing and playback sessions via a backend, integrations with Middleware.

Flussonic solutions for IPTV and IPTV/OTT

  • Classic IPTV in a private network of a telecom operator. Flussonic can perform the functions of a headend receiving TV channels from a satellite or a terrestrial broadcasting tower, then transcode the channels and record them to DVR, and provide video playback over any protocol on any device that supports these protocols including set-top boxes (STBs), PCs, smartphones, tablets, etc.

    Flussonic provides means to achieve the following objectives common for classic IPTV:


  • IPTV/OTT when content is delivered to the end-user via public networks. In addition to classic IPTV features, Flussonic supports content protection using various DRMs. You can build a CDN based on Flussonic as well as implement various cluster scenarios depending on what degree of reliability you want to achieve.

    Flussonic provides means to achieve the following objectives common for IPTV/OTT: