BitTorrent is throwing its hat into the live streaming ring with its upcoming app, BitTorrent Live. The app will offer live video content material for information, song, sports activities, and extra. However in contrast to different live streaming choices similar to Sling TV or Hulu's upcoming product, BitTorrent Live will use peer-to-peer generation.
Powered via our proprietary and patented peer-to-peer live streaming protocol, BitTorrent Live lets in for massive audiences to view live video with sub 10-second latency and with out the will for a pricey CDN or pre-provisioning. With BitTorrent Live, each and every viewer could also be a broadcaster. This permits the video flow to stay robust and for the printed to be as scalable as conventional Over-the-Air TV.
The app will function a loose channel package deal when it launches with the next channels:
- Clubbing TV
- Filmbox Arthouse
- Heroes TV
- One Global Sports activities
- OpenNews TV
- Pursuit Channel
BitTorrent Live will upload a choice of different channels over the years, together with subscription, ad-supported, and Pay-According to-View choices. BitTorrent has now not but introduced a release date for the app, despite the fact that it's going to be to be had on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Mac later this yr.