Live Streaming Service

Stream live under your own brand and using your own website

Showcase your brand

Let your audience perceive the stream as truly yours by embedding it directly in your own website, with no ads, links or promotional references from third-parties. Our player enables streaming across all device types (desktop, mobile, TV), it's completely white-label and it can be embedded like a regular HTML component with one single line of code.

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Use any encoder

Frontlayer works with all encoders that support custom RTMP destinations. This includes both software encoders such as OBS Studio, Wirecast, vMix, XSplit, and also professional hardware encoders such as NewTek TriCaster or Teradek VidiU. Simply configure your assigned RTMP credentials and instantly start streaming.

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Reach all devices

Reach all device types with your own live streaming channel, including desktop browsers, mobiles (iOS, Android) and Smart TVs, broadening your audience and increasing its engagement on every screen.

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Multi-Bitrate Streaming

Viewers connecting to your stream have different bitrate requirements depending on multiple variables. Frontlayer automatically delivers the most appropriate version for each of your viewers, with dynamic switching support based on realtime monitoring of the playback performance.

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Cloud Transcoding

Frontlayer automatically scales the necessary compute resources to process live streams in realtime using multiple top tier datacenters simultaneously. No matter the size or location of your audience, your stream always maintains the same quality and performance.

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Global Network

Your stream is delivered using our global network based on several top tier CDNs (Content Delivery Networks) with thousands of servers around the world. Users watching your stream are automatically connected to servers that are geographically closest to them, ensuring consistent performance no matter the location or size of your audience.

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Realtime Stats

Track, measure and log the interaction between your audience and your live stream through Frontlayer's integration with Google Analytics. This includes both historical data and realtime variables such as the number of viewers, their location, time spent watching your stream, keywords they used, and many other insights.

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Social Networks

Your live stream can also be embedded directly in social networks including Facebook and Twitter with inline playing support, allowing users to comment, share and like the content without leaving your page.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How does live streaming work?

Live streaming lets you broadcast events in real time, as they happen, to your entire audience. Whether it's for specific events (i.e. speeches, concerts, ceremonies, church services, announcements) or a continuous 24x7 broadcast, our service makes it easy for you to

Do I need a special app? Or hardware?

Unlike other platforms where you are locked to specific apps or hardware, Frontlayer lets you stream live using any compatible RTMP encoder. All you need is an encoder, a camera, and an Internet connection. The encoder can range from basic apps which you can download for free and use in your phone or computer, to more advanced options including software and hardware based solutions. In the same way, the camera can range from a basic phone camera to a professional camera. And while all of our live streaming platform is automated, our support team is available 24x7 to help you set up your equipment or assist you with any questions you may have to fine tune the configuration based on your specific requirements.

How do my viewers watch the live stream?

Your viewers will be able to watch the live stream in your own website, in your mobile app, and also in your own TV channel on Roku and Amazon Fire TV. For web or mobile embedding, our player makes it easy for you to integrate the live stream natively in your own website, under your own domain name, and without any reference to Frontlayer. Your audience will perceive the live stream as coming directly from your own website. For TV integration, your OTT channel (Roku & Amazon Fire TV) already includes its own "LIVE Broadcast" category, where your live events are automatically available for your audience to watch directly on TV.

Are there any extra fees?

No, there are absolutely no extra fees. Our pricing structure is designed to be simple, easy to understand, and predictable. Everything you need to stream live is covered as part of the monthly package you select, and there are no additional charges. Only in the event that you decide to switch packages or to order a specific Service Add-On, your monthly price will change. You always know what you will pay per month.

Is there a time limit for live streams?

No, unlike other platforms where live streams are limited to a certain maximum duration, with Frontlayer you can stream live for as long as you want, even on a permanent basis (24x7x365). In fact many of our customers are TV networks that maintain their live streams active on a permanent basis.

How many viewers can connect to my live stream?

There are no limits to the number of simultaneous viewers who can connect to your live stream, including all supported outputs (i.e. web, mobile, TV).

How is CDN bandwidth calculated?

CDN bandwidth usage represents the amount of data that is delivered through our global network to your entire audience in order to be able to broadcast your live stream. The more users watching your live stream, or the longer these users remain connected to your live stream, more bandwidth will be required. Our monthly service plans are designed to meet and exceed the normal requirements of most customers in each segment and in terms of bandwidth usage. However, if you are not sure about your bandwidth requirements or if you would like us to assist you in estimating this variable more specifically, don't hesitate to Contact Us and we'll be glad to help.