[FFmpeg-user] Streaming overseas

Nikhil Yadav nikhilcyberlinks at gmail.com
Sat Nov 3 17:57:11 EET 2018

You can do it by 2 ways
1. Push it as RTMP and client can then convert RTMP to HLS

2. However if you still see packet loss then dump stream to ts packets on
S3 or any SSD storage and serve it through CDN HLS

On Sat, Nov 3, 2018, 7:29 PM Louis Letourneau <lletourn49 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I was wondering if anyone had experience streaming 720p ~5000kbit/s
> video overseas successfully? If so which protocol did you use?
> I'm trying to stream between Stockholm sweden to toronto canada.
> Using mpegts over tcp, I sometimes get so many retries that the
> bandwith falls below 5MBit/s for many seconds.
> The source and destination buffers are 16MBytes
> I wanted to try pro-mpeg, but ffmpeg only has it as a send protocol
> not receive (or I missed something)
> I can't use HLS/MPEG-Dash which would be my first choice for reasons
> at the source I can't get into.
> My 2 choices I think
> 1- Spawn an amazon or whatever cloud instance as close as possible and
> grab the stream THEN convert to HLS and send it overseas
> 2- Use another protocol I don't know....
> Thanks for the input
> Louis
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