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Adding a Broadcaster

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Adding a Broadcaster

VDO Panel lets you add one or multiple broadcasters as required. 

The procedure for adding a Broadcaster is as follows:

  1. From the Left Pane, click Broadcasters to expand it.
    The following sub-sections display.

    1. All Broadcasters

    2. Add new Broadcaster

            

  1. Click Add New Broadcaster.
    The parameters display to add a new broadcaster.

     

  2. Specify the following parameters:

     

Parameter

Description

Username

Specify a username for the broadcaster account. The username must be in alphanumeric format.

Email

Specify the Email address of the broadcaster.

Channel Name

Specify the broadcaster’s channel name. For example, Star Sports.

Language

Lets you select a supported language for the broadcaster’s account. You can select from any of the following languages for the broadcaster’s account: English, Arabic, Czech, Spanish, French, Hebrew, Italian, Persian, Polish, Russian, Romanian, Turkish, Greek, Chinese, etc.

Password

Set a password for the broadcaster’s account. The password must be in alphanumeric format and it must contain at least 12 characters.

Confirm Password

Enter the above password again for the confirmation purposes.

Viewers Limit

Specify the maximum number of viewers allowed to view the channel. For example, if you specify 500, it means that a maximum 500 viewers are allowed to view the channel of the selected broadcaster. To specify unlimited viewers to a broadcaster, specify “0”.

Maximum Bitrate

Lets you select the maximum allowed bitrate for the channel of the selected broadcaster. 

 

Select any desired option from the Maximum Bitrate dropdown:

Broadcaster Type

Lets you select the type of streaming to be allowed to the selected broadcaster. You can select from any of the following streaming types for the broadcaster:

  • Hybrid (Live Streaming + Web TV)

  • Live Streaming

  • Web TV

TV Station Storage

Lets you specify the maximum allowed data storage for the channel of the selected broadcaster. The storage limit can be specified in megabytes. To specify unlimited data storage to a broadcaster’s channel, enter “0”.

Traffic per Month

Lets you specify the maximum traffic allowed to a broadcaster per month. The traffic limit can be specified in megabytes. To specify unlimited traffic to a broadcaster, enter “0”.

Broadcaster Owner

Lets you define the owner for the selected broadcaster. This functionality lets you decide whether the selected broadcaster will be managed by you or any available reseller.

 

By default, you are the owner of a broadcaster. To change the broadcaster’s owner, click the dropdown. In the dropdown, the list of the available resellers displays. Select the reseller to whom you want to assign the selected broadcaster.

Allow Youtube Streaming

Lets you decide whether Youtube streaming should be allowed to the selected broadcaster or not. To allow Youtube streaming,check Yes otherwise No.

Allow Facebook Streaming

Lets you decide whether Facebook streaming should be allowed to the selected broadcaster or not. To allow Facebook streaming, check Yes otherwise No.
 

Allow Twitch Streaming

Lets you decide whether Twitch streaming should be allowed to the selected broadcaster or not. To allow Twitch streaming,check Yes otherwise No.
 

Allow Dailymotion Streaming

Lets you decide whether Dailymotion streaming should be allowed to the selected broadcaster or not. To allow Dailymotion streaming,check Yes otherwise No.
 

Allow Custom Streaming

Lets you decide whether to allow broadcasting the custom rtmp or m3u8 streaming URL via VDO Panel or not. To allow custom streaming, click Yes otherwise No.

Allow Branding Watermark Logo on Stream

Lets you decide whether the branding watermark logo should be displayed on the channel of the selected broadcaster. To allow branding logo to be displayed on the channel, check Yes otherwise No.

Allow VDO Panel Directory Option

Lets you decide whether the broadcaster will be allowed to list the channels at https://directory.vdopanel.com or not. This feature helps the broadcasters to get more viewers at their channels.
 


After specifying the above parameters, click Create.
The broadcaster account creates based on the specified parameters. Once an account creates, you can view it in the Broadcasters list.