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How many Channels are we allowed to integrate on our TV Apps?

You can use all VOD/LIVE/AOD Channels included in your Lightcast package for delivery to your TV Apps. Integration of Channels into a TV App such as Roku, GoogleTV, FireTV etc. is subject to an integration fee. You may have obtained a TV App Dev Credit or Grant for signing up during a promotion or within a certain time-frame. If that is the case, a specific number of Channels to be integrated for free, as part of a Dev Credit or Grant, will be mentioned in your Service Subscription Agreement (in your Lightcast.com Account under "Invoices"). Of course the integration of a specific number of Channels on your TV Apps, paid for by a Dev Credit or Grant, is not a limit. You may have more Channels available to you inside your Control Center as part of your Service Package. You can request an extension of your TV Apps anytime and we will integrate as many VOD/LIVE/AOD Channels to your TV Apps as you order.

 

Please note that you can use your VOD, LIVE and AOD Channels not only for your TV Apps, but also for your own website and social sites by embedding the Channel players or single video players. The embed code for a Channel can be found in the Channel Manager by clicking on a Channel and clicking the link "Embed Code". With Channels you can create media archives for your website, which you can use to separate your video content and to create different categories. Each Channel can be a separate category. With the LIVE Channels you can live stream your events, or ingest a 24/7 stream. The same is true for AOD Channels. You can upload your audio files and embed them on your website.

Channels serve many purposes: one of them is to deliver your content to Roku and other TV Apps, Mobile Apps etc., another purpose is to embed them on your own website and social sites. While embedding on your own website is included for all your Channels by simply copying the embed code of the Channel player, or a single video, the integration of Channels into TV Apps, Mobile Apps or other publishing properties is subject to a fee. Please check your Service Agreement first to see if or how many Channels are included for delivery to your TV Apps, should you have obtained a Dev Credit or Grant during a promotion initiative. 

More on how you can use VOD, LIVE and AOD Channels can be found in the appropriate category in the Support Center.