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24/7 Streaming

What are the 24/7 streaming options available for clients?
There are three different possibilities to set up a 24/7 stream. Some of them ar... more
Do I need an encoder for a 24/7 stream?
The answer is yes, you will need an encoder to send any live stream from your en... more
How does the 24/7 Cloud Scheduler work?
We have a very helpful step-by-step guide on how to use the 24/7 Cloud Scheduler... more
Can we add video commercials to our 24/7 stream?
Video commercials have to be scheduled within the Playlist or 24/7 Scheduling Sy... more
Is it possible to interrupt a 24/7 stream with an ad-break?
In order to avoid viewers missing out in significant moments of shows and conten... more
Is it possible to integrate a VAST tag into our 24/7 stream?
Yes, we can integrate a VAST tag for your 24/7 stream, but only one pre-roll can... more
Why is DVR not recommended with linear 24/7 streams?
1. Not compatible with most platforms: only works for viewers who watch on a des... more
I uploaded filler videos but the Scheduler is using the default placeholder filler video. Why?
If the scheduler is using the default placeholder filler video instead of your o... more
How does the 24/7 Cloud Scheduler handle the bi-annual time changes of daylight savings time?
The Cloud Scheduler is used by publishers around the world in various different ... more
What happens if my filler videos are too long to fill a gap or if I don't have filler videos?
If gaps between your scheduled programs are left blank, a default filler will be... more
I scheduled an encoder-ingested live-event in my 24/7 Scheduler. What happens if I don't send a live stream?
If you don’t send an encoder-ingested live-event during the time slot you reserv... more
Can we update the 24/7 Scheduler on the same day?
Unfortunately that is not possible technically. The server has to have a “cutoff... more
Can I retrieve the schedule from the 24/7 Scheduler via the LightcastAPI?
Yes, you can retrieve the schedule up to 90 days via the LightcastAPI and use it... more